The Young Voices for Change (YV4C) programme kicked-off with a programme launch in the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) and the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd August, 2014 respectively. In attendance at both programme launches were the training participants, representatives of the student union body, representatives of Deans of Student Affairs and the KIND team. The KIND team was led by Mr. Owonifari, KIND’s head of Finance and Administration, who was representing the Executive Director of KIND, Amy Oyekunle. The ‘Safe Space Training’ has since started in both schools.
The Supreme Price is a feature length documentary film that traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Following the annulment of her father’s victory in Nigeria’s Presidential Election and her mother’s assassination by agents of the military dictatorship, Hafsat Abiola faces the challenge of transforming a corrupt culture of governance into a democracy capable of serving Nigeria’s most marginalized population: women.
The documentary was produced and directed by Joanna Lipper. Joanna is an award-winning filmmaker, photographer and author of the nationally acclaimed book, Growing Up Fast. As a Lecturer at Harvard University, she teaches Using Film For Social Change. Her work as a documentary filmmaker has been supported by the MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation/Just Films, ITVS, the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Women Make Movies, IFP Spotlighting Documentaries, and Britdoc Foundation.