“Nigerian Prince” – first winning film from AT&T Presents: Untold Stories created by AT&T and Tribeca
“Mr. Okoro spins a tangled web in which no transaction can be trusted” The New York Times
|NIGERIAN PRINCE follows Eze, a stubborn first generation Nigerian-American teenager, and his cousin, Pius, a desperate Nigerian Prince scammer. After Eze’s mother sends him to Nigeria against his will, Eze retaliates by teaming up with Pius to scam unsuspecting foreigners in order to earn money for a return ticket back to America.|
|NIGERIAN PRINCE is the first winning film from AT&T Presents: Untold Stories created by AT&T and Tribeca. The Untold Stories initiative, a multi-tier alliance between AT&T, Tribeca and the Tribeca Film Institute that supports underrepresented filmmakers, awarded director Faraday Okoro $1 million in April 2017 to produce his feature film with mentorship from the Tribeca Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Institute.