Adeyemi Michael is a Grierson and Al Jezeera New Horizon award-winning filmmaker/artist. An MA Directing graduate from the NFTS; made a Broadcast Hotshot in 2014, his breakout film Sodiq gained several accolades including premiering at Sheffield Doc Fest along with nominations from the IDA (US) to RTS (UK) awards (read more)
Adeyemi Michael’s film “ENTITLED” is a POWERFUL short that captures the heart and imagination immediately. A captivating and dynamic piece of art that inspires greatly, fills you up and keeps on giving.” — #nevahblackdown
The film has attracted attention for its traffic-stopping sequence featuring Adeyemi’s own mother, dressed in full Yoruba finery, riding a stallion along a South London high street.
British-Nigerian Filmmaker Adeyemi Michael tells BBC Africa (READ/WATCH HERE) about the inspiration behind his short film, ENTITLED, which he describes as a “fantasy documentary” re-imagining the first-generation immigrant experience.
A celebration of motherhood and the preservation of one’s cultural heritage, its message is both personal and universal.
We here at NevahBlackDown admire this filmmaker and film for using art to uplift and create a visual dialogue that can reshape any conversation!