The award-winning film, ‘The Delivery Boy’, was screened at the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF).
According to the ‘News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)‘, PAFF which held from Feb 12 to Feb 23, is one of the U.S.’ largest gathering of black filmmakers, audiences, lovers, and stakeholders from around the world.
The film’s director, Adekunle Nodash Adejuiyigbe, represented Nigeria at the festival where the film screened countless times and earned amazing reviews.
‘The Delivery Boy’ is the story of a runaway teenage suicide bomber (Jammal Ibrahim) and his newfound ally, a young prostitute (Jemima Osunde), who must rely on each other to survive the night.
The search for answers to their situation made them who they are.
They are both running out of time and soon realise they need each other for a support system to achieve their goals.
Their journey takes them through the underbelly of the city exposing the hidden backside of the African society and its dangerous culture of silence.
The film was screened around the world in various festivals including the 25th New York African Film Festival, Lights, Camera, Action Film Festival and Nollywood Week Paris.
‘The Delivery Boy’ also screened at Jagran International Film Festival, Lake International Pan African Film Festival, Real Time International Film Festival and won Best Nigerian Film at the 2018 AFRIFF Globe Awards.
The film received accolades as part of the films that represented Nigerian films at the Carthage Film Festival, Tunisia in 2019.