OJUMO TI MO

OJUMO TI MO

Part of the Film Africa 2020 Doc Shorts programme

Monday 2 November | 18:30 | Rich Mix, Screen 1

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Dir. Simisolaoluwa Akande

UK, Czech Republic. 2019. 16 mins.

English, Yoruba with English subtitles.

Ojumo Ti Mo is an inventive, gentle and personal documentary short that follows the experience of three daughters and their mother dealing with the loss of their father and husband, respectively, on camera. With phone conversations, text messages and family photos exchanged over three months, each family member unpacks their grief.


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Simisolaoluwa Akande

Simisolaoluwa Akande is a 19-year-old female Nigerian British filmmaker based in the Midlands. As a creative, she endeavor to explore the mundanities of life and to celebrate Black experiences to bring about intimate and personal storytelling.