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Film Screening | October 1

  • The Mill 1525 Burden Lake Road Averill Park, NY, 12018 United States (map)

October 1 is a 2014 Nigerian thriller written by Tunde Babalola, produced and directed by Kunle Afolayan. The film, which is set in 1960s Colonial Nigeria, narrates the story of Danladi Waziri, a police officer from Northern Nigeria who is posted to a remote town of Akote in Western Nigeria to investigate the frequent female murder cases in the community, and have the mystery solved before the Nigerian flag is raised on October 1, Nigeria's Independence Day.

Directed by: Kunle Afolayan

Run Time: 145min

This film series is being crafted as we go along. Each screening is imagined to be an island and conversations around the films are how we navigate from one island to the next. After the film, discussions migrate to the kitchen for food and drinks as we share our experiences of the film.

Suggested donation $3

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Earlier Event: May 12
Night Drawing