“Eyimofe (This Is My Desire)”Film Screening: Welcoming Week 2021

Saturday, September 18, 2021
Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), the award winning debut feature from codirector twin brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri, is a vivid snapshot of life in contemporary Lagos, Nigeria. Split into two different but linked stories, it revolves around Mofe, a factory engineer, and Rosa, a hairdresser, and their quest to leave for a better life in Spain and Italy, respectively. Presented by the CineOdyssey Film Festival for Welcoming Week Charlotte 2021, and sponsored by the Arts and Science Council and the City Of Charlotte. Following the screening Lashawnda Becoats, brand strategist and former editor-in-chief of Pride Magazine, will moderate a Q&A with the film's directors and producer Melissa O. Adeyemo.