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    Directed by Adewale Olukayode
    USA | 13 minutes |

Femi is a Nigerian immigrant who works as a manager at a grocery store in Brooklyn. One night, he is informed by a fellow manager that his older brother, Adeola, has stolen a large sum of cash during his shift as a cashier.

In competition for the Bridging the Borders Award and Best Student U.S. Short

film details

Director: Adewale Olukayode
Producers: Jungyoon Kim, Henry Arroyo, Najah Diop
Screenwriter: Adewale Olukayode
Cinematographers: Rasa Partin
Editor: Adewale Olukayode
Music: Jorn Swart
Cast: Jide Okunola, Taiwo Alashe, Aaron Morton, Alejandra Alemany, Lourdes Ruiz
Country: USA
Language: In English and Yoruba with English subtitles.
Year: 2019
Running Time: 13 minutes
Awards: Best African American Student Filmmaker in the Eastern Region, Director’s Guild of America
Contact Email: jungyoonkim90@icloud.com

director biography

Adewale Olukayode is a writer, director, educator and comedian from New York and Nigeria. He studies at Columbia University’s MFA program for Screenwriting/Directing. His films address themes of justice, transformation and healing. They are influenced by African cinema, which he spoke passionately about at the College de France as a guest lecturer. He is working on his first feature “East New York,” which won the Princess Grace Award. Adewale has also been announced as a winner of 2019 student film award at the DGA for the Best African American Student filmmaker.

2020 ShortFest