Korede Olayinka exclusively premieres BÍSÍ
By Ekene Agbor
A film maker, Korede Olayinka has, exclusively, premiered his first feature film, BISI.
27th of December 2020 was a memorable day for Olayinka, popularly known as KOFT (Korede Olayinka Film TEAM), when he premiered his very first feature film to the world.
The event took place at the prestigious Wole Soyinka theatre within the premier University of Ibadan, Oyo State.
The world premiere featured two films; TIWA, a short film by korede Olayinka and later the long awaited film, BÍSÍ.
The premiere was graced by friends and family, film critics, film enthusiasts, representatives of a Non Governmental Organisation, Value Female Network (VFN).
Mr Samuel Abimbade, one of associate producers of the film, while speaking at the premiere location, described the social media and entertainment as powerful tools at curbing social ills and decadence.
He called on the citizens to explore media to advocate against violations of human rights and other forms of Gender based violence.
According to Abimbade, “we can use media in advocating against gender based violence such as Female Genital Mutilation, domestic violence and sexual assaults. The media/entertainment has strong power to eradicate many social ills. That’s why I want to, on behalf of Value Female Network, commend Korede Olayinka and his team for this great film.”
A film actor, Akinola Akanno (Segbowe) said in his remarks that he loved what he saw at the film premiere and gave kudos to the casts and crew.
Speaking, the movie producer, Olayinka expressed his happiness at the film premiere adding that it is dedicated to the casts and crew.
*I, Korede Olayinka is using this medium to thank those that came around and made this film/premiere a success. Special thanks to VALUE FEMALE NETWORK, one of the major sponsors of this project.
“Also, I thank the representatives of USSA 08 set, friends and family, well wishers; thanks to Theatre Arts department of University of Ibadan and to all sponsors of the project.
“Greater thanks to my associate producers; Dr. Costly Aderibigbe, Dr. Toyosi Afọlabi, Mr. Samuel Abimbade and Mr. Timothy Agbor.
“The film is dedicated to the casts and crew of the film. The film is coming out into public domain sooner,” he added.