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A CEMETERY OF DOVES

A CEMETERY OF DOVES

LANGUAGE: No Dialogue

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 15mins
Year of production: 2019

SYNOPSIS

When a teenager’s love for an older man is met with rejection, he struggles with heartbreak and fear for his safety and future in a society intolerant of the LGBTQ community.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Lake Poets Film Company; BCI Studios; Ominira Studios.
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Michael Asuelime
Adelaja Adebayo

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Adé Sultan Sangodoyin
Screenwriter: Adé Sultan Sangodoyin
Producer: Adé Sultan Sangodoyin; Baba Agba; Melissa Adeyemo
Director of Photography: Baba Agba
Sound: Kulanen Ikyo.
Editing: Adelaja Adebayo
Sound Editing: Kulanen Ikyo; Kent Edunjobi.
Music Composer: Anu Afolayan

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: LGBTQ
Language: No Dialogue
Country of origin: Nigeria
Year of production: 2019
Total running time: 15mins
Shooting format: Digital

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Africa International Film Festival 2019; New York African Film Festival 2020; Film Africa, London 2020; Brazil African Film Festival 2020.

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Adé Sultan Sangodoyin is a Nigerian filmmaker and writer. He studied English Literature with Journalism at the University of Buckingham in England. He’s known for directing the films, Different Plains (2015), A Cemetery of Doves” (2019) and as Co-Producer on the film, Eyimofe (2020), which premiered at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival. His short stories, “A Language of the Unconscious”, “Dad Attempted Many Things and Failed” and “The Charred Flower” have been published in the Kalahari Review and Agbowo Magazine, respectively.