Indifare Award Winner

Director Writer Producer

Babawale Odunuga

Cast and crew member’s

Joseph Opadele, Ejiroghene Michael, Janet Bassey, Wale Craig, Babawale Odunuga

About Director

Babawale Odunuga holds Master of Environment degree from University of Manitoba, Canada. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Film studies. He is a result-oriented multi-hyphenate who performs a number of different roles such as Film Producer, Motion Picture Director, Cinematographer, Production designer, Screenwriter and Actor at EiPfilms. A professional with attention to details, as well as undying passion for visual story-telling around inequalities, anti-racism, diversity, inclusion, and vulnerable groups.
He founded EiPfilms while studying towards Bachelor degree at Olabisi Onabanjo University in Nigeria, West Africa. EiPfilms as a film production outfit, has since grown from a Drama group into an international film organization boasting of professional Actors and Crew members with global collaborations around the world.
EiPfilms houses community of multi-talented creatives with undying love for arts and filmmaking. These Artistes share common goals and vision of making a difference in the world.
Babawale was a Lead Judge at MZIAIF /ICFF International Film Festival. A Director of Photography for CDMAC Canada. He has directed shorts, feature films and documentaries with many credits under his belt. Some of his low budget Independent films are:
“OBINRIN AJEJI”- THE STRANGE WOMAN, – (2004) – Feature film
THE PAWN – (short) – (2020) – Short film
“MISMATCH”, – (2023) – Feature film
“ITAAKUN”- STOLON, – (2023) – Documentary feature
“THE BUS DRIVER”, – ( 2024) – Episodic film.
Baba! as popularly known has a creative signature of speaking truth to power through political films. These are films that uniquely display activism, advocate for Black Cinema, Black theology, equality, diversity, inclusion and vulnerable groups.

Film Overview

Isiaka, a Muslim businessman involved in car smuggling, becomes involved with Wande, a devout Christian younger lady. Despite their religious differences, Wande is determined to love Isiaka and hopes to convert him to Christianity. However, Isiaka’s desire to convert Wande to Islam ultimately overpowers her intentions. As their relationship progresses, Wande endures various forms of domestic abuse, which eventually push her to the brink of despair. Feeling trapped and desperate, Wande contemplates escaping the toxic relationship, but finds herself at a breaking point, leading her to tragically take Isiaka’s life. Faced with the consequences of her actions, Wande attempts to flee but is apprehended by the authorities, preparing to face the full force of the law.

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