Author: Inemesit Udodiong

When Babatunde Apalowo set out to make his debut feature film, All the Colours of the World Are Between Black and White, he had one destination in mind – Berlinale. “For me, Berlinale was the goal, there are just quite very few film festivals that are as big as Berlinale,” he told WhatKeptMeUp. “The kind of films they accept felt like what All The Colours could be even at an early stage.” In comes Damilola Orimogunje, the producer, a close friend and no stranger to the festival circuit. The two met at a script-writing competition in 2014 and bonded over…

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Babatunde Apalowo Teases ‘Londoner’ Ahead of 2024 Berlinale Co-Production Market Following an impressive worldwide festival run with All The Colours of The World Are Between Black and White that began with a global premiere at the 2023 Berlinale, Babatunde Apalowo is set to return to the prestigious film festival next month. The director’s upcoming title, a first for a Nigerian, has been selected as one of the 34 film projects from 27 countries across the globe (chosen from 318 submissions) for the 21st Berlinale Co-Production Market, to take place from February 17-21. Capturing “Taboo”: Babatunde Apalowo on Delivering a Queer…

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