The location is a compound in the North-western Nigerian state of Kaduna and the ‘Critics’, a group of teenagers, hang green fabric on a gate as they get ready for the day’s shoot.
The teenage cousins are using smartphones to shoot science fiction films. Science fiction also called sci-Fi is a genre of speculative fiction that has been called the “literature of ideas”.
It typically deals with imaginative and futuristic concepts such as advanced science and technology, time travel, parallel universes, fictional worlds, space exploration, and extraterrestrial life.
The Critics say they learned how to create sci-Fi special effects and films on YouTube. They shot their first short sci-Fi film in 2016. It was titled ‘Redemption’. Click to read more.
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