Produced by Melissa Adeyemo, an MBA graduate of New York University, who will be attending the festival, the film tells the intimate story of a stern father, whose concealed emotions begin to stir when faced with the portent of a missing son. Veteran theater and film actor, Toyin Oshinaike, leads an all-star cast that includes Rita Edward and Yemi Adebiyi.
The film’s World Premiere a TIFF received a warm reception, where it opened to two full-house screenings.
Still Water Runs Deep was written and directed by Abbesi, a recent New York University MFA graduate. The Nigerian-American duo are truly excited about presenting the film to Nigerian audience.
An additional screening, she says is scheduled for Wednesday, November 1 at 7:30 PM at the same venue.
The film is in competition at the festival for Best Student Short.
Toyin Oshinaike relays a preview of the Nigerian film in this exciting trailer which is currently running on YouTube.
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