Remember ‘Big Daddy’? It’s The Most Watched Nigerian Short Film On Youtube

September 27, 2016

The 2012 short movie on rape, ‘Big Daddy’ has hit 510,000 views on Youtube, and is currently the most viewed short film in Nigeria, according to digital agency, ID Africa.

Originally produced by Amaka Igwe in 2004, ‘Big Daddy’ was written and directed by Chris Ihidero ( director, Shuga). The film was entered for the 2012 In-Short International Film Festival where it won the ‘Best jury’ and ‘Best editing’ categories. It has since won multiple awards at the AMAA and AMVCAs.

Telling the story of a young girl sexually violated by her uncle, ‘Big Daddy’ has seen viewers from the USA, Saudi Arabia, and the UK, with viewers spending a cumulative of 1.2 million minutes on it.

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