Fiche Film
Cinéma/TV
COURT Métrage | 2015
Joy [dir. S. Onita]
Solomon Onita Jr.
Pays concerné : Nigeria
Réalisateur(s) : Solomon Onita Jr.
Durée : 15
Genre : drame
Type : fiction
Site web : vimeo.com/127329926

Français

Nigériane vivant aux Etats-Unis, Fimi se bat afin de convaincre Gabriel, son mari conservateur, de ne pas faire exciser leur fillette de dix ans.

Un film de Solomon Onita Jr.

Nigeria, 2015, court métrage, 15 mins, en anglais

avec Bayo Akinfemi (Gabriel), Sope Aluko (Fimi),…

English

A Nigerian woman living in America, struggles to convince her traditionalist husband not to circumcise their ten-year-old daughter.

A film by Solomon Onita Jr.

Nigeria, 2015, short Drama, 15 mins, in English

starring Bayo Akinfemi, Sope Aluko,


JOY – Teaser from Solomon Onita Jr. on Vimeo.



Genres: Drama

Release Date: January 1st, 2015

CAST
Bayo Akinfemi / Gabriel
Sope Aluko / Fimi

Produced by Elsie Dortelus & Terrance Grant

Written and Directed by Solomon Onita Jr.
Cinematographer: Mike Buchbauer
Film Editor : Solomon Onita Jr.
Music by Sam Garner
Production Design by Jake Sheets

FESTIVALS:
*Official Selection American Black Film Festival – NEW YORK
(HBO Short Film Competitions Finalist)
*Official Selection BlackStar Film Festival – PHILADELPHIA
*Official Selection Black Harvest Film Festival – CHICAGO
*Official Selection SAG Foundation Short Film Showcase – LOS ANGELES
*Official Selection Los Angeles International Short Film Festival – LOS ANGELES
*Official Selection Film Outside the Frame – LOS ANGELES
(Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay)
*Official Selection Twin Cites Black Film Festival – MINNEAPOLIS
*Official Selection Dallas Video Fest – DALLAS
*Official Selection African International Film Festival – LAGOS, NIGERIA
(Best Student Short Film Award)
*Official Selection St. Louis International Film Festival – ST. LOUIS
*Official Selection 23rd African Diaspora International Film Festival – NEW YORK
*Official Selection 30th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
(Bronze Student Award Winner)
*Official Selection Filmstock Film Festival – TEMPE, AZ
*Official Selection Toronto Black Film Festival – TORONTO
*Official Selection Bronx International Film Festival – BRONX, NY
*Official Selection Colourfest Film Festival – AUSTRALIA
*Official Selection Pan African Film Festival – LOS ANGELES, CA
*Official Selection Luxor African Film Festival – LUXOR, EGYPT
(Best Student Short Film Award)
*Official Selection Experience Arlington Cinema 2016 – ARLINGTON, TX
*Official Selection 9th Annual International WAMMFest – TOWSON, MD
*Official Selection African Folklore Film Festival – LITTLE ROCK, AR
*Official Selection Nollywoodweek Paris Film Festival – PARIS, FRANCE
*Official Selection New Voices at BAM – BROOKLYN, NY
*Official Selection 49th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film – HOUSTON, TX
(REMI Award Winner)
*Official Selection Afreaka Festival, « Meetings Between Brazil and Contemporary Africa » – BRAZIL
*Official Selection SEWSA conference at Winthrop University – ROCK HILL, SC