‘Apaye; A Mother’s Love’ is a movie y’all might want to go and see. Even though the trailer might not have clearly shown the core of the movie, it feels like it would be a tearjerker. Plus the synopsis below as culled from the Royal Arts Academy blog should whet your appetite.
Inspired by true events, ‘Apaye’ is the story of Elder Irene Yepayeye Uriah, born in the creeks of what is now Bayelsa State, abandoned by her husband and left to fend for her six children, she struggled and toiled to provide for her family and to make sure they enjoyed a life that she never had. Against the odds, she became a woman of substance in a community that never believed any good could come from her.
The movie is available in cinemas from March 8th, 2014.