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MAMI WATA Review: A Singularly Enthralling Experience

Directed by CJ "Fiery" Obasi, the Nigerian film stars Rita Edochie, Uzoamaka Aniunoh, Evelyne Ily Juhen, and Emeka Amakeze.

Sundance 2023 Review: MAMI WATA, West African Folktale Stuns, Mesmerizes

In West African folklore, Mami Wata (“Mother Water”) represents a water-based deity of relatively recent vintage to the continent. Traditionally a life-giver and life-bringer, Mami Wata isn’t without her ambiguities, however.  She can take as well as give in equal...