Nigeria’s first Snapchat short film is almost here and the social media universe is ready for it.
The first version of the movie, Snapped The Movie, was shot in the UK and the Nigerian version was produced by actress and producer, Lala Akindoju.
Bola Agbaje, the writer and brain behind the idea, was born in the UK to Nigerian parents.
Winning an award for her first play, Gone Too Far
at only 24, Bola’s plays have been presented at the Royal Court Theatre
and also earned her so many prestigious awards
Her plays portray some of the issues black people (especially youth) in the diaspora face.
She currently works with the UK Film Council and is currently working on a screen adaptation of Gone Too Far
Snapped The Movie, targets youths and some of the consequences that accompany reckless use of social media.
The 2015 film was shot and released in the UK. It premiered for the first time in Nigeria during Social Media Week Lagos in February, 2016.
Snapped Nigeria is set to be released by the end of March, 2016. You can check out the first Snapped movie here:
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You can watch snippets of the film here: