Confusion Na Wa

Director: Kenneth Gyang
Countries: Nigeria
Year: 2013
Running Time: 104 min.
Language: English and Pidgin

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Set in an anonymous Nigerian city, Confusion Na Wa is a dark comedy about a group of strangers whose fates become intertwined over the course of 24 hours. At the heart ofeverything is a phone found by two opportunist wasters, Charles and Chichi, who, having read through the contents, decide to blackmail the owner not knowing their misdemeanors set in motion a chain of events that will lead to a shattering end.

About the Director

Kenneth Gyang

Biography: Kenneth Gyang is a young filmmaker in Nigeria and was born in Barkin Ladi of Plateau State, Nigeria. He studied Film Production at the National Film Institute in Jos and screenwriting at Gaston Kaboré’s IMAGINE in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Two of his short films as well as a script titled “Game of Life” were selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus 2006 and Mummy Lagos was well received as an official competition entry. Mummy Lagos was also selected for the Sithengi Talent Campus as part of the Cape Town World Cinema Festival in South Africa. His film Omule won Best Documentary Film at the 1st Nigerian Students International Film Festival in 2006 and Mummy Lagos also won Best Film at the Nigerian Field Society Awards organized by the German Cultural Centre, Goethe-Institut, in Lagos as well as the Jury Special Mention at the ANIWA festival in Ghana. In 2006 he was profiled by the influential UK-based BFM magazine as the youngest film director in Nigeria. Kenneth has worked with the BBC World Service Trust directing their highly quality TV drama Wetin Dey which was presented at the International Emmy World Television Festival in New York City. He has also worked with Communicating For Change as an Associate Producer on Bayelsian Silhouettes- a series of seven short films on HIV/AIDS. His most recent work is Finding Aisha, a TV series he co-wrote, produced and directed for the Nigerian production company Televista. In 2013, his debut feature film Confusion Na Wa produced by Tom Rowland Rees won the top gong – Best Film – at the Africa Motion Awards in Bayelsa. Kenneth also won The Future Awards 2013 Prize In Arts & Culture.


Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Confusion Na Wa (2014).

Henna (2012);
Confusion Na Wa (2013).