Aissa's Story

Writer/Director - Iquo B. Essien

Director of Photography - Mike Rosseti

Executive Producers -  Emeka Obi, Ime Lewis
Producers -  Belynda Hardin, Sue-Ellen Chitunya
Editors - Iquo B. Essien, Takahisa Shiraishi
Sound - David Grinbaum, Jose Frias, Amr Sound
Costume Design - Eniola Dawodu
ADs: Pamela Moriarty, Christopher Zou

An African immigrant housekeeper and single mother must decide whether to move on with her life or fight when the case against her assaulter is dismissed. Inspired by the New York v. Strauss-Kahn case.

Cast - Jennifer Tchiakpe, Hadiza Adam, Ebbe Bassey, Doug Barron

Acting Awards
Acting Award for Jennifer Tchiakpe - First Run Film Festival 2013

Interpretation Prize - Festival Image et Vie, in Dakar, Senegal 

Film Awards

2013 Student Academy Awards,

2015 Africa Movie Academy Awards

2015 Panafrican Film & Television Festival of Ouagadougou

Africa International Film Festival (Best Student Short)

© Jennifer Tchiakpe 2020