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"The erratic electricity supply in Nigeria is a metaphor for life there."
AFRICA IS A COUNTRY
MoMA’s Doc Fortnight 2019 Sets Full Slate
"splendidly made...full of arid humour"
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Doc Highlights Power Struggles
Take Light: A Must See Documentary
THE AFRO NEWS
What happens when a city can't keep the lights on?
ON DOCS BY TVO
Take Light: An Elegy to Nigeria's Dirty Energy Habit
THE NEW CLIMATE
Episode #152 of the Welcome! Podcast
WELCOME! WITH KARIM KANJI
Take Light - An interview with Shasha Nakhai
THE ROYAL CANADIAN MOVIE PODCAST
Gravitas Ventures picks up Shasha Nakhai’s Take Light
“Take Light” has been acquired for the U.S. by Gravitas Ventures
Exclusive clip: Shasha Nakhai’s “Take Light”
Director Shasha Nakhai on CTV Your Morning
CTV YOUR MORNING
"...a rare, yet refreshing, look at a people often misrepresented in America’s mainstream media."
CLEVELAND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL DAILY
"...a nuanced and complex picture of the electricity crisis from the point of view of the electric companies and their customers, the everyday people…a really important documentary."
"You are going to fall in love with this film."
FACE 2 FACE
"A compelling and complex look at a society in a vicious cycle."
Talking Take Light with Barbara Goslawski and Courtney Small
"Take Light looks at a growing global power concern through a personal and well researched lens."
Eight Films to Watch at Hot Docs Directed by Women of Colour
THIS IS WORLDTOWN
Hot Docs 2018 Women Directors: Meet Shasha Nakhai — “Take Light”
WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD
“This is an interesting look at a population that has been deprived of their right to power, both figuratively and literally.”
ONE MOVIE OUR VIEWS
Taking Electricity for Granted, Canadian Filmmaker Explores Nigeria’s Electricity Crisis
"a potentially prescient look at where many fossil fuel dependent countries could be heading in the not too distant future."
Director Shasha Nakhai on BNN's Commodities
BUSINESS NEWS NETWORK
★★★★ "Nakhai and editor Rich Williamson let it all flow elegantly, tying data to human stories rather than cold statistics – and, somehow, ending the film on a hopeful note."
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