Prominent Nollywood director Kayode Kasum has released his critically acclaimed feature film ‘Oga Bolaji’.
Oga Bolaji is now streaming live on YouTube as director Koyode kasum becomes the latest filmmaker in the country to join the trend of e-events in the wake of the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
“Oga Bolaji” is a story centred around the simple happy-go-lucky life of a 40-year-old retired musician ( Gold Ikponmosa ). His life takes a drastic turn when he crosses paths with a seven-year-old girl ( Jasmine Fakunle) which could lead to the worst or best days of his life. It showcases the resilience and ingenuity of the Nigerian spirit: the way we live, our pain and our limitations, doggedness, hope and dream.’
The film follows Kasum’s impressive run on international film festivals. It screened at the New York African Film Festival, Nollywood week Paris, Made in Nollywood Bologna, RTF Film Festival, Cardiff Film Festival and the Zanzibar International Film Festival to mention a few.
The film stars, Omowunmi Dada, Gregory
Ojefua, Iya Rainbow, Ronke Oshodi and more. It was produced by Mayowa Bakare and written by Kayode Kasum and Omo Ojeiwa.
Watch the full film below:
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