Call Me By My Name is a short film directed by Bolaji Kekere-Ekun of 37thSTATE, an increasingly popular production company based in Lagos, Nigeria. The short follows a troubled police detective who is trying to solve a murder. While interrogating the wife of the man who has disappeared, the detective is forced to face his childhood demons.
With this short psychological thriller, Bolaji Kekere-Ekun delves into the world of gods and men while firmly situating itself in modern-day Africa. Call Me By My Name stars Nengi Adoki, Demi Banwo, and Segilola Ogidan. It was produced by Edith Nwekenta with Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuyigbe serving as director of photography.
The movie by Bolaji Kekere-Ekun touches on issues like infidelity, childhood trauma, and toxic masculinity.
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