Adekunle Adejuyigbe’s ‘The Delivery Boy’ Wins Best Nigerian Film @ AFRIFF

The Delivery Boy, a feature-length from Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe ,  has won the Best Nigerian Film award at The African International Film  Festival (AFRIFF).

The multiple award-winning film is about Amir, runaway teenage suicide  bomber and his newfound ally, a young prostitute, who must rely on each  other to survive the night while searching for answers to unravel the  terrible secrets that made them who they are. Their journey takes them  through the underbelly of the city exposing the hidden backside of the  African society and its dangerous culture of silence in the presence of  evil.

Since its release in 2018, the film has been shown at the African Film  Festival in New York; Nollywood Week Paris; Lake International Pan  African Film Festival; Real Time International Film Festival, where it  also won the Best Supporting Actor award; Lights Camera Africa Film  Festival, among others.

Representing the new wave of Nollywood filmmakers, Adekunle "Nodash"  Adejuyigbe is at the forefront of a movement of young and  globally-respected filmmakers telling rich and relatable African stories  through “Nigerian Cinema” -  staying true to world-class cinematic  storytelling and technical standards.

In 2015, Adekunle Adejuyigbe was shortlisted as one of the 21 emerging  cinematographers from all over the world by the Berlin film festival. He  has shot several TV commercials, a few music videos, a number of  documentaries and a handful of films and TV series.

He has won a number of awards for his work, including Best Directing for  a Musical (In short international Film Festival); Best Cinematography  (Nollywood Travel Festival); Best Editor (In-short international Film  Festival); Best Cinematography (Nigerian Music Video Awards) and Best  Editor (Nigerian Movie Awards).

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