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Diji Aderogba and the Beauties of Collaboration

Scooping the NollywoodWeek Prix Du Public (Audience award) at the recently concluded Nollywood festival in Paris, About a Boy is shaping up to be one of the surprises of the year. FilmKaku caught up with director of the moment Diji Aderogba to talk about his big influences and next steps. FilmKaku: Congratulations on your win at Nollywood Week Film Festival for About a boy. Diji Aderogba: Thank you. FK: For the benefit of those who haven’t seen the film yet, could you go in a bit into why you wanted to tell this story? DA: The film is basically about mental health. Particularly, childhood mental health issues that linger till adulthood. The story serves as an awareness campaign on the aforementioned issues. It centers on a writer who believes he can escape his situation by indulging in distractions. The film attempts to mirror the resultant struggle. FK: Would you say…

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