WHEN A FARM GOES AFLAME

Germany 2021 – Director: Jide Tom Akinelminu – Original language: Danish, English – Subtitles: English, None

Young and in love, the filmmaker’s parents moved to Nigeria at the start of the 70s. Jide was 10 when his mother moved back to Denmark with him and his sisters and pursued a long-distance marriage. Now she wants a divorce but her husband does not. The family is bigger than she thought. A love story in reverse.

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No youth rating

English/Original Title: WHEN A FARM GOES AFLAME. Camera: Jide Tom Akinleminu. Editing: Maja Tennstedt. Production: Film Five GmbH. Producer: Florian Schewe. Length: 111 min.

 

Jide Tom Akinelminu

Raised in Nigeria and Denmark, Akinelminu studied at the Danish art photography school Fatamorgana and at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB). He spends a lot of time in Nigeria through his film projects. He works as a cameraman and documentary filmmaker and lives in Berlin.

Filmography (selection)

PORTRAIT OF A LONE FARMER, DK, D, NI 2013, 75 min.

 

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