THE SUPREME PRICE

By Joanna LIPPER

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Documentary - Completed 2014

Tracing the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and the efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles, we follow Hafsat Abiola's challenges of transforming a corrupt culture of governance into a democracy.

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& Awards

Full Frame Documentary FF 2014
World Premiere
Human Rights Watch FF 2014
Gucci Tribeca Spotlighting Women Documentary Award
AFI Docs 2014
Raindance FF 2014
Africa International FF 2014
Aspen Ideas Festival 2014
United Nations Association FF 2014
Independent FF 2014
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 75 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Joanna LIPPER
    • Producer(s)
    • Joanna LIPPER
    • Synopsis
    • The Supreme Price traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Following the annulment of her father's victory in Nigeria's Presidential Election and her mother's assassination by agents of the military dictatorship, Hafsat Abiola faces the challenge of transforming a corrupt culture of governance into a democracy capable of serving Nigeria's most marginalized population: women.
    • Partners & financing
    • ITVS
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