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Monday, 23 July 2018
VIDEO: Adeyemi Michael explores how it feels to be an Immigrant in short film “Entitled”
You’ve probably seen the photo on the internet: a woman in yellow
, a towering purple
, seated gallantly atop a horse.
The photo was taken from a short film “
” by British-Nigerian filmmaker
Amidst Britain’s planned exit from the European Union – Brexit – and the rising nationalist movement across the world, Adeyemi decided to explore what it is to be an immigrant.
The immigrant experience can be a jarring one, constantly straddling the line between two cultures.
The filmmaker approached it from a personal perspective: he reimagined his mother’s idea of moving from Nigeria to Peckham.
who narrates her experience as she rides on a horse, a talking drum playing in the background.
See the short film here
July 23, 2018
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