|Through the Glass|
|Directed by||Stephanie Okereke|
|Produced by||Stephanie Okereke|
|Written by||Stephanie Okereke|
|Music by||Hannis Brown|
|Edited by||Jane Lawalata|
|Distributed by||Next Page Productions|
|Country||Nigeria, United States|
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