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PRESS

"The erratic electricity supply in Nigeria is a metaphor for life there."

AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

MoMA’s Doc Fortnight 2019 Sets Full Slate

VARIETY

"splendidly made...full of arid humour"

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Doc Highlights Power Struggles

NATIONAL POST

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

PLAYBACK

“Take Light” has been acquired for the U.S. by Gravitas Ventures

VARIETY

Exclusive clip: Shasha Nakhai’s “Take Light”

REALSCREEN

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."

SUPAFRIK

"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."

CINEMA AXIS

Talking Take Light with Barbara Goslawski and Courtney Small

FRAMELINE

"Take Light looks at a growing global power concern through a personal and well researched lens."

THE GATE

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

ANDPOP

"a potentially prescient look at where many fossil fuel dependent countries could be heading in the not too distant future."

THE GATE

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."

NOW MAGAZINE

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