Popular blogger Linda Ikeji has yet to respond to a February 3, 2022 request by disgruntled parents of the boys to put the film on hold.
The grieving parents of four Port Harcourt University students who were killed by the mafia in the village of Aluu in 2012 have asked popular blogger Linda Ikeji and Netflix to halt the scheduled release of their movie Black October. The film tells about the murder in October 2012 of a student codenamed Aluu-4.
Families of the slain students were consulted before filming began, according to a statement released Wednesday by Livingston wechie, executive director of The Integrity Friends for Truth and Peace Initiative (TIFFI) advocacy group in Port Harcourt, Rivers. The film, which was released last September, is slated to release on February 3rd.
They believed that the development would bring back the unpleasant memories that had buried them.
They added that the film “lives through the already repressed trauma of the tragic murder of their children.”
“The attention of the four survivors of the ill-fated Aluu 4 incident has been brought to the highly acclaimed film titled Dark October, directed by renowned blogger Linda Ikeji, who died without the approval of the families involved and the parents of the unforgettable Aluu 4 victims,” the statement said. I filmed it.
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“I have received written instructions from the four families involved, Parents Lloyd Toku-Mike Chiadiki Biringa, Ugonna Obuzor and Tekena Elkana, to represent them and bring justice through my organization Friends of Integrity for Truth and the TIFFI Peace Initiative. Served. Done in this case.
“In other words, Linda Ikeji acted of her own free will and for her own pleasure, as she failed, refused and neglected to obtain consent from the boy’s family / parents and victims, for whom the name and history of the Aluu-4 incident form a whole .. The essence of the film …