Royal Arts Academy in conjunction with Nollywood Workshop presents ‘Code of Silence’ a new movie set to hit the cinemas on August 7th
Produced and directed by Emem Isong, “Code of Silence” explores the very important themes of gender violence, as well as family planning and other health messages through various characters in the story. The movie stars an array of talented, award-winning actors such as Ini Edo, Patience Ozorkwor, Desmond Elliot. Omoni Oboli, Kofi Adjorlolo and Amaechi Muonagor,
Code of Silence’ is a gripping tale of a young girl, Adanma who was gang-raped by two men one night while coming home from school. This singular act is the catalyst that triggers a number of catastrophic events in the film; One of the rapists is a prominent politician in the state and the other his aide. As a result, Adanma’s family being of humble origins, are afraid to report the matter to the relevant authorities citing the excuse that rape is considered a taboo in society and it will make her undesirable for marriage.