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Nigerian filmmaker, Joel Kachi Benson wins Award at the 2019 Venice Film Festival

Daughters of Chibok Nigerian filmmaker, Joel Kachi Benson has won an award at the 2019 Venice Film Festival for his documentary, Daught...

Nigerian filmmaker, Joel Kachi Benson wins Award at the 2019 Venice Film Festival
Daughters of Chibok
Nigerian filmmaker, Joel Kachi Benson has won an award at the 2019 Venice Film Festival for his documentary, Daughters of Chibok.

Daughters of Chibok, which is a Virtual Reality (VR) based documentary, won The Lion Award for Best VR Story at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday in Italy.

Nigerian filmmaker, Joel Kachi Benson wins Award at the 2019 Venice Film Festival

The documentary produced by a Nigerian firm, VR 360, made history as it was the only film from Africa selected to compete with 12 others from across the globe.

The documentary features the suffering of mothers since the abduction of their daughters at their school in Chibok by Boko Haram insurgents in 2014.

Nigerian filmmaker, Joel Kachi Benson wins Award at the 2019 Venice Film Festival

Watch Joel Kachi Benson Award Acceptance Speech at the Venice Film Festival Award Night below:

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