A CEMETERY OF DOVES (UK Premiere)

A CEMETERY OF DOVES (UK Premiere)

Part of the Story for the Gods Shorts programme

Saturday 31 October  | 14:30 | BFI Southbank, NFT2

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Dir. Adé Sultan Sangodoyin. Nigeria. 2018. 15 mins.

A teenager comes to terms with his sexuality in a society where such discoveries are best kept secret. 

The Story for the Gods Shorts programme
From an exploration of digital love to the loss of religion, this selection of short narratives presents a vibrant West African perspective on the human experience.

Beyond Nollywood
BEYOND NOLLYWOOD is a term coined by the Curator and Author Nadia Denton to describe new wave audio-visual content from Nigeria such as short films, art house, animation, documentary, experimental and music videos. BEYOND NOLLYWOOD is a concept, curated event and collective of filmmakers.


Adé Sultan Sangodoyin
Adé Sultan Sangodoyin is a Nigerian filmmaker and writer. He studied English Literature with Journalism at the University of Buckingham in England. He’s known for the films, “DIfferent Plains” (2015) and “A Cemetery of Doves” (2019). His short stories, “Dad Attempted Many Things and Failed” and “The Charred Flower” have been published in the Kalahari Review. His creative aesthetics are driven by a host of things that range from the quiet rhythms of nature, to the works of, Andrei Tarkovsky, Souleymane Cisse, Wim Wenders and Bernardo Bertolucci, as well as old, new and emerging mediums of dreaming.