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In a reimagined future, the King of a Nigerian village passes. The Kingmakers consult with traditional Gods and Ayo, an unsuspecting young man from Southeast London is selected as the new Oba. Ayo is plunged into a surreal journey of reconnection and discovery as he ascends to the throne.

Directors Spotlight

Femi Ladi


Femi Ladi is a British Nigerian director who has a talent for subtle storytelling, his films take the everyday human experience and make it sublime. He lives and works a lot with working-class communities and those from the most underrepresented of communities.

  • Year: 2022
  • Runtime: 11 minutes
  • Country: UK
  • Language: English
  • Director: Femi Ladi
  • Cinematographer: Stefan Yap
  • Composer: Ife Lati, Dominique Chambers, Alex Adetiba
  • Editor: Hasani Franke
  • Executive Producer: Stephen Ledger-Lomas, Helen Rhodes, Scott O’Donnell
  • Producer: Ray Okudzeto
  • Production Design: Jakob Gierse
  • Sound Design: Jack Hallett
  • Cast: Samuel Adewunmi, Funke Adelige, Philips Nortey, Richard Olátúndé Baker
  • Premiere: Philadelphia

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