The Event

Two lovers enjoy their final night together in this silent articulation of the beauty, pain, and uncertainty of Black love in the era of Black Lives Matter.

  • Tunji Bamishigbin
    Director
  • Sola Bamis
    Writer
  • Sola Bamis
    Producer
  • Bode Babalola
    Director of Photography
  • Yousouph A. Jokomba
    Editors
  • Anna Luisa Petrisko
    Editors
  • Kevin Robinson and KREation Ensemble
    Music by
  • Sola Bamis
    Cast
  • Jide Awobona
    Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Romance, Drama
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 25 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Nigeria
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Tunji Bamishigbin

TUNJI BAMISHIGBIN founded his own film, TV, and promotion company ROCKVIEW PRODUCTIONS in 1996, and has since been engaged as Chief Executive Officer. A 1984 graduate of Theatre Arts, he worked with The Nigerian Television Authority at the Lagos Headquarters between 1986 and 1990, and studied Law between 1987 and 1991—being called to the Nigerian Bar in 1992.

Some of his films are Isookan (2012), Ofin-Ga (2010), Odidire (2009), Eeku-Ida (2003), Contractors (1999), Body of Vengeance (1996), and Creator, Director/Producer credits include ‘THE VALLEY BETWEEN’, ‘SCHEMES’, ‘GENIUS’, ‘PALACE’, ‘FORTUNES’, and ‘DREAMS’ on Nigerian network television. He also served as consultant on ‘DESERT WARRIOR’, a reality TV show in the Niger Desert. He lives in Lagos with his family.

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