Nigerian Short Movie To Premiere At Toronto Int'l Film Festival
“Still Water Runs Deep,” a Nollywood short film will premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.
Written and directed by Abbesi Akhamie, the short film tells the story of a father who must withstand his emotions and preserve his pride when his estranged son goes missing.
Shot in Afowa-Uzairue, Edo State in South-south region of Nigeria, the film had Lala Akindoju on board as the casting director and co-producer.
Lala Akindoju lines up with Toyin Oshinaike, alongside Rita Edward and Yemi Adebiyi.
Akindoju also starred in "Okafor's Law,".Abbesi Akhamie is a writer, director, and producer currently based in New York City.
She was born in Heidelberg, Germany and is of Nigerian descent.
She has a BA in Communications from George Mason University and is an MFA candidate at New York University graduate film program.
Over the past 5 years, she have made several short movies that have been featured at various festivals.