Ake Festival 2016
15-19 November, 2016
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Umar Turaki is a writer and filmmaker living in Jos, Nigeria. He has written for Africa Magic Hausa and his short films have screened at the Zanzibar International Film Festival, the Pan African Film Festival, and the Durban International Film Festival. He has taught screenwriting and filmmaking at the National Film Institute and Media Village, Nigeria. He is currently developing an independent web series starring Wale Ojo. He is an MFA candidate in the film program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.
One day, he hopes to publish a novel.