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109 Ratings

B for Boy

Directed by Chika Anadu
Nigeria, 2013


Amaka is a middle-class wife and mother of her young daughter. At nearly 40, she is expecting another child–a boy. When she loses the baby and learns she can’t have children anymore, she tells no-one about the stillbirth and fakes being pregnant. In desperation, she tries adopting a baby boy.

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B for Boy Directed by Chika Anadu

Awards & Festivals


2013 | Winner: Breakthrough (Audience Award)

Seattle International Film Festival

2014 | Winner: New Director's Showcase Special Jury Prize

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