Behind The Veil

A young lag (Edward) in his 20s was abused at an early age, but kept it to himself cause he believes that’s what men do, but finally takes it’s toll on him, mentally and physically. A need to create awareness on the male child abuse and feasible solutions.

  • Isaac Ireoluwa Akerele
    Director
  • Isaac Ireoluwa Akerele
    Writer
  • Gigi Derek Inwang
    Key Cast
    "Edward "
  • Blossom Okechukwu
    Key Cast
    "Laila"
  • Norah Nwosu
    Key Cast
    "Edward’s mum"
  • Udochuckwu Spourgeon Ajoku
    Production Manager
  • Bob Manuel Joshua
    Director of Photography
  • Isaac Ireoluwa Akerele
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 10, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Nigeria
  • Country of Filming:
    Nigeria
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Sony A7iii (XAVC S 4K)
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:2
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Isaac Ireoluwa Akerele

Akerele Isaac Ireoluwa, born on the 9th of February, 1997 in Lagos, Nigeria, is a script writer, model, actor and filmmaker.
He has his Bachelors degree in Biochemistry, but diverted to Arts and Humanities as a result of his skills and passion for story-telling, writing , acting, modeling and fashion styling.
He decided to enroll in a film school (Brimatel, Nigeria) and graduated top of his class. He is currently a full scholarship Masters student of Communication University of China (CUC) in film and television arts.
He is passionate about humanity especially children.
He wrote and produced the short film “Behind The Veil” to create awareness of the neglect on the male child and the abuses that lurk and shape the men in today society.

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Director Statement

We can heal the world when we make room for the hurt, listen to them and provide feasible solutions. Lend a listening ear and be a brother’s keeper, say no to male child abuse and stop the neglect.