A short film titled “Living Funeral” directed by Udoka Oyeka has been selected to screen at the Cannes Film festival 2014. The short film is aimed at creating awareness on breast cancer with the support of the pink pearl foundation.A young girl battling with breast cancer in the last days of her life arranges a farewell for her family to help ease their pain. It stars Liz Ameye (nee Benson), Stephanie Wilson and Norbert Young.
The film screened at the 2014 Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, and the New York African Film Festival. It further had eight nominations at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and secured a nomination spot at this year’s Africa Movie Academy Awards slated to hold in Bayelsa. Living Funeral has been selected to screen at the 2014 Durban International Film Festival.