Our short documentary film, Mr. Gele was officially selected to be a part of the 25th New York African Film Festival. It made it’s New York debut on Monday, May 21st 2018 and screened in the prestigious Film Society Lincoln Center theater as part of the Naija Short Stories Program. It was a pleasure to screen alongside many other works by talented African Filmmakers in the diaspora such as Still Water Runs Deep (Abessi Akhamie), Birth of Afrobeat (Opiyo Okeyo), The Good Son (Tomisin Adepeju), Eja Aro (Badewa Ajibade), Las Gidi Vice (Udoka Oyeka) and Visions, a collaborative film directed by members of (Surreal16). The screening and Q & A session was co-presented by Okay Africa.
Here are a few photos from the screening:
Q&A Session with filmmakers, L-R Abessi Akhamie, Opiyo Okeyo and Gladys Edeh
L-R: Gladys Edeh(Director) with Imani Warren (Associate Producer)
To see the full list of films screened in the Naija Stories Program, click here