In competition for the Bridging the Borders Award and Best Student U.S. Short
|Producers:||Jungyoon Kim, Henry Arroyo, Najah Diop|
|Cast:||Jide Okunola, Taiwo Alashe, Aaron Morton, Alejandra Alemany, Lourdes Ruiz|
|Language:||In English and Yoruba with English subtitles.|
|Running Time:||13 minutes|
|Awards:||Best African American Student Filmmaker in the Eastern Region, Director’s Guild of America|
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.