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The Test

Inspired by the romantic and dreamy visuals of Wong Kar Wai and Barry Jenkins, The Test is an autobiographical film that follows an expectant couple who must wait through the weekend for the results of an amniocentesis test that may or may not confirm a suspected case of Down Syndrome.

  • Bisong Taiwo
    Time Sleeper
  • Bisong Taiwo
    Time Sleeper
  • Bisong Taiwo
    Time Sleeper
  • Gloria Thompson
    Key Cast
  • Olaoluwa Fayokun
    Key Cast
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    Romance, Drama
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 14, 2021
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Director Biography - Bisong Taiwo

Bisong Taiwo is a Nigerian Canadian filmmaker based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Bisong’s films merge spirituality with genre, and over the last three years, he has written, directed, and produced short films, a narrative feature, and a documentary short.

Bisong's short thriller, Saving Grace, screened at the 2018 Gimli Film Festival and was acquired by the Winnipeg Film Group for distribution.

Bisong's first narrative feature, Time Sleeper, is a sci-fi drama that screened at the 2020 Afro Prairie Film Festival, where he was presented with the Emerging Filmmaker Award by the Reelworld Screen Institute. Time Sleeper also screened at the 2020 Reelworld Film Festival.

His documentary film, Memoirs of Salone, a collection of memories about the people and culture of Sierra Leone, screened at the 2020 Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival.

Bisong’s dream is to produce films that attain a level of spiritual quality matched only by the saints; simultaneously entertaining his audiences while getting them to ponder on the mysteries of theology.

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