Chika Anadu’s award-winning ‘B for Boy’ is a contemporary drama set in Nigeria, about one woman’s desperate need for a male child in a remarkably powerful film which reveals the discrimination of women in the names of culture and religion.
A heavily pregnant Nigerian woman, Amaka, feel's under immense pressure from her in-laws to have a boy who will carry the family name. When she tragically miscarries, Amaka tells no one. With her due date fast approaching, Amaka goes to great lengths to illegally purchase a baby boy from another woman.
"A candid, clear-eyed appraisal of class and gender politics in contemporary Lagos" - Guy Lodge, The Guardian