Ade Sultan Sangodoyin’s short film centers around a teenager coming to terms with his sexuality in a society that keeps a firm lid on disclosure of of their identity.
1. It delves into the complexities of sexuality, a difficult topic to address in Nigeria
2. It’s beautifully Shot
3. It has a fresh cast. Far from the usually ensemble of your typical Nollywood movie
4. The runtime is less than 20 minutes. A lot of work goes into keeping the plot trimmed.
5. No one says anything throughout. Are you ready to listen to a non-vocal conversation? We’ll hear it is.
Watch the short film here:
Writer& Director: Adé Sultan Sangodoyin
Producer: Adé Sultan Sangodoyin
Cinematography: Baba Agba
Starring: Michael Asuelime
Production Manager: Opoola Adewale
Production Coordinator: Maryann Eziekwe
Gaffer: Adebayo Yussuf
Location: Shola Ashola
Sound & Music: Kulanen Ikyo
Colourist: Michelle Cort
Editor: Adelaja Adebayo
Production Company: Lake Poets Film Company
Country: Nigeria 2019