In Lagos, Nigeria, Ebele Njoko has been running all his life. A search for acceptance and love from his family, has led him to recreate himself as Adrian Njoko, respected father, husband, and brother. Suddenly, Adrian’s past and secrets have caught up with him and his world soon begins to crumble as he frantically tries to control the growing ripple effect of a revelation.

Walking With Shadows is adapted from Jude Dibia’s 2005 book of the same title, which was awarded Sweden’s Natur och Kultur Prize. It stars Ozzy Agu and Zainab Balogun.

ORIGINAL TITLE: Walking with Shadows
YEAR: 2019
GENRE: Feature Film – Drama
DURATION: 90 min.
COUNTRY: UK, Nigeria
DIRECTOR: Aoife O’Kelly
WRITER: Aoife O’Kelly
CAST: Ozzy Agu, Zainab Balogun, Wale Ojo, Funlola Aofiyebi Raimi, Adunni Ade


American Film Institute
March 8 and 12, 2020
Silver Spring, MD