In celebration of Nigeria’s sixty third Independence Day celebrations, a groundbreaking documentary exploring the diasporic impact of Nigeria’s reputation has just been unveiled.
“Perception: The Nigerian Narrative is an epoch piece created and directed by Oluyinka Davids, “Perception: The Nigerian Narrative”. The thought-provoking feature-length documentary is aimed to challenge and enrich global perceptions about Nigeria and its Diaspora community.
The documentary takes viewers on an intimate journey to dissect both the positive and negative stereotypes that have shaped Nigeria’s reputation on the global stage.
“Perception: The Nigerian Narrative” unveils the multi-faceted reputation of Nigeria through a series of candid interviews with Nigerians living abroad. The documentary delves into the various stereotypes that have dented Nigeria’s image, such as corruption and fraud, while also highlighting the resilience, creativity, and invaluable contributions that Nigerians have made globally.
By taking a nuanced approach, the documentary does not shy away from acknowledging the challenges that the country has faced. Instead, it emphasizes the human stories of resilience and ingenuity that often go unreported. The film is a compelling narrative that invites viewers to explore a more balanced and nuanced understanding of Nigeria and its people.
Nigeria’s reputation has long been a subject of global scrutiny, often impacting the Nigerian Diaspora community disproportionately. “Perception: The Nigerian Narrative” aims to offer a different lens through which the world can appreciate the complexity and richness of Nigeria’s cultural, economic, and social contributions.
See Official Teaser ‘Perception’: The Nigerian Narrative’