This year’s short film series are tagged the ‘social experiment series’.
It is a collection of six short films from the Accelerate Filmmaker Project 2018 and they are out! This year’s AFMP had 7 winners, who directed and produced 6 short films. They are Igbokweuche Chidinma, Bola Akanbi, Samuel Olanrewaju, Charles Obi Emere, Seun Richards, Joel Akingboye, and Ozioma Ogbaji who created Mmachi, Thorn, the Wall, Wrong Con, Wallflower, Stuck respectively.
The themes explored in these films range from social media usage to domestic violence among other known and relatable phenomena of this generation.
Each of the six films will be released via the Accelerate YouTube channel every Friday, starting with Mmachi by Chidinma Igbokwe at 12:00 noon.
Mmachi tells of a lady who has low self-esteem about her weight and her perception of others about her…
These films have been premiered in November at the Africa International Film Festival 2018 and were highly commended. You don’t want to miss out on these films. Enjoy!
By Oludara Ogunbowale
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