Lagos: The Birth of A City Of Style 1861-1967
An official selection of Lights Camera Africa Film Festival 2018
Set to informative narrative from veteran Lagosian journalist, Muni King-Keazor, this documentary celebrates the avant-garde spirit of an enigmatic, iconic city, spanning its journey from a small uninhabited farm of the Awori people, through its metamorphosis as a small trading centre and seaport, and on to its stellar status as the much sought after pearl of the Colonial powers, and into its present status as a vibrant, prosperous, energetic economic and cultural powerhouse. The documentary celebrates some of its legendary sons and daughters featured in rare still and moving images, such as the great Kings of the period, power-brokers like Oshodi Tapa, Madam Tinubu, Otunba Payne, Mojola Agbebi, Herbert Macaulay, Candido Da Rocha, Ore Green, Adeyemo Alakija, Abimbola Awoliyi, Stella Thomas, Francesca Emanuel and many more. The documentary also features extremely rare videos spanning Lagos through the decades, from the 1920's through to the 1960's. “Lagos: The Making Of A City Of Style - 1861 - 1967” is a documentary film directed by Emeka Ed Keazor and Muni King-Keazor, with executive production by Ugoma Adegoke and Bloom Art.
Director - @edkeazor #MuniKing
Executive Producer- @ugomaadegoke @bloomartlagos
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