Actors, Wale Ojo, Somkele Idhalama tells the story of a girl child in new movie
By Sewe Ishola,
Nollywood actors, Somkele Idhalama and Wale Ojo are the ones bringing to live the story of Tolu, a young girl who lives with her family in a small fishing community in Nigeria in a new movie.
In order to prove herself valuable to the community and break the gender stereotype, she embarks on a journey by herself into the ocean to try and catch as many fishes as possible. On her journey she meets a wise old man who shows her a side to reality she has never seen before.
Tolu is a short film trying to do something that is rarely seen in Nigerian films, the use of visual effects to enhance the beauty and narrative of the story.
The movie producer, Nadine Ibrahim is the daughter of former Nigerian minister, Amina Mohammed, who is now with the United Nations.
Tolu features award winning actors Wale Ojo, Somkele Iyamah, Halimat Olarewaju and Karibi Fubara.
Watch teaser below: