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Tiwa Savage Announces her Debut Movie “Water & Garri,” to Premiere on Prime Video in 2024

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Prime Video to launch new Nigerian movie “Water and Garri,” starring superstar singer Tiwatope Omolara Savage popularly known as Tiwa Savage, exclusively in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide in 2024.

The plot unfolds around Aisha (Tiwa), an ambitious fashion designer who, after a decade in the U.S., returns to her homeland following a family tragedy. Back home, she grapples with heightened violence and tension, reconnecting with family, old friends, and a past love. As she confronts her scars and the guilt she left behind, the drama, shot in Cape Coast, Ghana, captivates with compelling cinematography and storytelling. Notable cast members include Mike Afolarin (Far From Home), Andrew Bunting (Dynamite), and Jemima Osunde (New Money).

Tiwa expressed her fulfillment in realizing her dream of taking her film from conception to a global launch on Prime Video. She shared her excitement about revealing a vulnerable side of herself that she has never shown before. She praised Meji Alabi for bringing the story to life beautifully and eagerly anticipates sharing this cinematic creation with her fans and a broader audience worldwide.

“Developing and shooting my film from an idea to launching globally on Prime Video is a dream fulfilled, I am excited for my fans and newer audiences to experience this vulnerable side of me that I have never shown. Meji Alabi brought the story to life in such a beautiful way, and I cannot wait to share it with the world.”

Jimi Adesanya, producer and Unbound Studios executive, expresses enthusiasm about the collaboration with Prime Video, emphasizing the cultural significance of “Water and Garri” in celebrating the synergy between film and music, particularly from Africa.

The co-production involves Everything Savage, Unbound Studios, and JM Films, featuring direction and editing by Meji Alabi, production by Jimi Adesanya, and writing by Comfort Emmanuel. Tiwa Savage provides the music, while executive producers include Savage, Vannessa Amadi-Ogbonna, Adesanya, and Alabi.

This Nigerian content adds to Prime Video’s diverse collection of global Amazon Original and Exclusive series and movies.

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