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Black Love Diary Part 3

​Sometimes, the rains do not fall several months into a new year. When they finally fall, they come with little mercy. As if they’d been unjustly denied of their right to whip into mother earth, they attack with great relish; flooding homes, wiping paved streets clean, filling up river banks. Continue reading

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The Devil In Him Part 2

Excerpt from Part 1: “You have been drinking again,” she said amidst her sobbing but he didn’t answer. He gave a high pitched laugh and discarding his clothes, stepped into the bathroom and drowned her sobbing with the noise of … Continue reading

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Black Love Diary Part 2

Whenever the clouds gather, you know the rains are about to fall. You could tell when the thunder rumbles, – low and even in the distance. You become more certain when a cold whiff wheezes past the back of your neck, and lightning finally makes its debut. Continue reading

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Black Love Diary

Time itself is also a fluid concept. Each millisecond floating  seamlessly along the sea of eternal consciousness, down into the drains of oblivion and history. God has said He is the alpha and omega; the beginning and the end. Time was only His by-product. Last year the rains were here. This year they came again;  drawn together  by the marvelous design of nature. Continue reading

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The Devil In Him

Rose came awake with a jerk and she rubbed her eyes with the back of her palm in a disoriented motion. The high pitched laugh that had woken her up came again this time right outside the bedroom door and … Continue reading

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Lousy Joints

My granddad dislikes rainfall. Not just it, he dislikes everything that comes with it; the chilly breeze, the mist, everything. He hates the fact that he has to be reminded once more of the leaking roof that never quits dripping … Continue reading

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Shooting A Music Video (Kelly B_ I Rep Jesus) – JOSEPH ADELEKE A.

The last post was on setting for your shoot. Since the aim of this series is to share my experience on set and also as a film maker, I will like to make this week’s topic “Shooting a Musical”. Music … Continue reading

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The Story and It’s Location

In last week’s topic I shared my opinion on “The power of Gratitude” and I remembered I bordered on showing appreciation to those who in one way or the other contributes to the progress and completion of our films. It … Continue reading

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Your First Cast As An Independent Film Maker – ADELEKE JOSEPH A

Last week, I shared my opinion on “Your Story” and I remember I said my first story was not better than the worst story I had seen. I remember I titled my first story “Tears”, though the title originally was … Continue reading

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Your Story – ADELEKE JOSEPH A

Last week, I told you all about the distinction between love and money in the context of film making; I believe, I was clear enough in my opinion that loving what you do is the first thing in film making; … Continue reading

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