Art Film

First Look at Damilola Orimogunje’s ‘Losing My Religion’ Short Film

Losing My Religion is a short film based on short story “Losing My Religion” from the short story collection “Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon” written by Nigerian/US-based author Nike Campbell-Fatoki.

“Losing My Religion” is a short film directed by Damilola E. Orimogunje. His previous works are “Family”, a drama on the alarming rate of suicide and familicide in the society. “Mo”, a drama about a teenage girl who became a sex-slave for her aunt, a religious adept procuress, and she has to fight for her freedom with the help of her lover. Both films have enjoyed critical acclaim at film festivals and awards.

The new film “Losing My Religion” is about religious fanatism and revolves around a young boy who’s failed by all the institutions (church, family, school) he believes in. The film stars Omowunmi Dada, Brutus Richard, Toyin Oshinaike, Fred Idehen, and newcomer lead, Ihiechineke Anthony. The film is scheduled to commence its festivals run from October this year.

Teaser Vimeo link:


Damilola E. Orimogunje 1Damilola E. Orimogunje 2Damilola E. Orimogunje 3


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