Kayode Kasum’s critically acclaimed feature film, ‘Oga Bolaji,’ is now streaming on YouTube.
The film director has joined the increasing list of Nollywood filmmakers to premiere their movies on YouTube amidst lockdown imposed by government to curb the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The ‘Sugar Rush’ director’s critically acclaimed 2018 drama is based on Bolaji (Gold Ikponmwosa), a middle-aged singer who lives with his mother and dreams of fame through his Highlife music.
His life takes a drastic turn when he crosses paths with a seven-year-old girl played by child actor, Jasmine Fakunle.
The film stars Omowunmi Dada, Gregory Ojefua, Iya Rainbow, and Ronke Ojo.
‘Oga Bolaji’ also had an impressive festival run. It screened at the New York’s African Film Festival, Nollywood Week Paris, Made in Nollywood Bologna, RTF Film Festival, Cardiff Film Festival and the Zanzibar International Film Festival, amongst others.
The movie was produced by Mayowa Bakare and written by Kayode Kasum and Omo Ojeiwa.