My Demon & I

My Demon & I is an insightful documentary which explores the highs and lows of mental health/ depression through the lenses of a young black man named Alika. He tells his story about his causes of mental health, the impact it has on his personal relationships, and how it affects his social interactions. Additionally, Alika provides insight into the practicalities of managing depression on a daily basis, with the help of a professional insight, we interview a therapist who educates viewers on mental health, dealing with black patients, being sectioned, signs of depression and how to deal with them.

My Demon & I tackles real-life issues, educates, and encourages viewers to be more aware about the realities of mental health & depression. It delivers first-hand information on a subject that most people are aware of, but not confident enough to discuss. That said, the documentary serves as a catalyst for change. 

  • Alika Agidi-Jeffs (Infecta)
    Key Cast
  • Ashley Haynes
  • Mario Gennari
    Sound Recordist
  • Micheal Renner
  • Adeola Matti
  • Micheal Renner
  • Eloho Okumo
  • Eloho Okumo
  • Esse Akwawa
    Assiociate Producer
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  • Runtime:
    56 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 1, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    6,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Eloho Okumo

Eloho is a creative and enthusiastic Film/TV Producer based in London. However, she shuffles between the UK, Nigeria and America to produce content. She has a degree in TV Productions from Middlesex University in the UK and a certification in Documentary Film Making from Montana State University, USA. She has taken on different roles in productions and managed numerous projects from innovative initial concept, through development to final stage. She has experiences with live studio and location productions and a wide range of knowledge of film and documentary projects from inception to completion. Her core interests within the productions sphere are centred on producing informative documentaries, and her primary aspirations are too produce documentaries that tackles social issues around the world.

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