A new chapter in the 1st African superhero universe.
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Starring Symara Templeman, Derek Oppong, Yvonne Hays and Orwi Ameh.
Cinematography by Laja Pelumi
Score by Kenny Seymour
From director Nosa Igbinedion comes the 2nd installment of the Rise of the Orisha series. Set in the exciting new shared fictional universe made up of a pantheon of African deities known as Orisha, which was established in the highly successful and widely viewed short ‘Oya Rise of the Orisha’ . This chapter focuses on the Orisha of the ocean, the mother whose children are fish, Yemoja.
Yemoja: Rise of the Orisha is created by Nosa Igbinedion.It is a 6 part mini-series that follows a neurotic junior doctor called Amina, who has her life thrown into turmoil when a politicians son dies under her supervision. Things get complicated when the water goddess Yemoja possesses Amina. Now haunted by mystical visions, Amina must find a way to clear her name and save her sanity before its too late.
The Rise of the Orisha series is inspired by traditions of the Yoruba religion which is followed around the world in the form of Ifa, Candomble, Umbanda, Santeria and Lucumi.
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