Walter Chikwendu Ihejirika

Walter Chikwendu Ihejirika
Priest and senior lecturer
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Walter Chikwendu Ihejirika (*1966) is a Nigerian Catholic priest of the Diocese of Ahiara Mbaise, Imo State.  Studied from 1998 to 2003 in Rome, where he obtained a Doctorate in Social Communication from the Pontifical Gregorian University. His documentary video Still the unknown continent (1998) was aired in the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA, Enugu station). He is currently a Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies at the Federal University of Port Harcourt. As President of SIGNIS-Nigeria and Vice-President of SIGNIS-Africa he successfully organized two editions of the Festival of Catholic Artistes and Entertainers in Nigeria (FESTICATE 2011, 2014). He was a member of the SIGNIS juries at the Zanzibar Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival in 2013 and FESPACO 2015. 


03.08.2016 to 13.08.2016