Green White Green (Nigeria: 2016)


Abba Makama

Cast list

Jamal Ibrahim:                               Baba

Samuel Abiola Robinson:           Segun

Ifeanyi Dike Jr.:                              Uzoma

Crystabel Goddy:                           Maggi

Omoye Uzamere:                           Adejoke Adunbarin


This film is about young men who are waiting to go to university. It follows their lives as one tries to become and artist, one attempts to earn his father’s respect, and the last dreams to go to New York. This film looks at the sociopolitical atmosphere in Nigeria while including American influences, too. It is a depiction of Nigeria that has contemporary influences as well as symbolism for Nigerian current events.


D'arcy, David. “'Green White Green': Toronto Review.” ScreenDaily, 12 Sept. 2016.


Glenn, Claudia. “Subtitled IV: ‘Green White Green’ Signifies a New Era in Nigerian Film.” DU Clarion, 24 July 2018.


Vourlias, Christopher. “Toronto: Nigerian Rookie Explores Country's Divisions With 'Green White Green'.” Variety, 12 Sept. 2016.

Nigerian Movie, Green White Green has been Selected to Premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. SyndiGate Media Inc, Abuja, 2016. ProQuest,

“Nollywood: Nigeria Stands Out at Toronto Film Festival.” TCA Regional News, Sep 19, 2016. ProQuest,

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