While away at college in the USA, Princess Aisa’s family is murdered and her sister kidnapped by the terrorist organization Boko Haram. Being faced with the lack of support from the authorities, Aisa takes action into her own hands and sets out to take revenge.
RISE displays the reign of terror by Boko Haram and shows the fearless fight of suppressed women against their tormentors, starring Peter Mensah (“300”, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), Sasha Morfaw (“Halt and Catch Fire”, “Watchmen”), Sufe Bradshaw (“Veep”, “Murder Mystery”), Sydelle Noel (“GLOW”, “Black Panther”) and Jimmy Akingbola (“Arrow”, “Holby City”).
Nigerian Princess Aisa is studying in the USA. Back home her family gets murdered and her sister kidnapped. The terrorist Boko Haram claims to be responsible for the crime. Returning home, she finds out that the government refuses to take action in fear of the growing insurgency. When the terrorists come after her, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Allowing herself to be taken, she figures it is the only way to find her sister. Aisa traverses the Boko Haram slave camp and comes face to face with their extremist leader. She consorts with the imprisoned girls and discovers a purpose far greater than she could have ever imagined.
Defiant Studios, Kodiak Pictures
|Year Of Production||2019|
|Duration||90 min. min|
|Country Of Origin||United States of America|
|Language Versions||English [OV]|
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