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Those tweets led to this film.
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Spoken Word by Ekay
Directed by Michael Junior Onafowokan

Cinematography by Jomar O’meally
Produced by Jonah Dali
Executed Produced by Lauren Thrills & Michael Junior Onafowokan
Co-Written by David Adjei, Alvin Owusu & Michael Jr Onafowokan

1st AD – Tyson Douglas
1st AC – Andrea Zanetti
Art Director – Taiwo Olayiwola
Steadi Op – Akhilesh Patel
Production Assistant – Harish Vyas
Production Assistant – Ruthie Ellion
Camera Trainee/2nd AC – Teni Ayankoya
Sound Operator – Blaie Cayola & Ben Niblet
Colour Grade by Alexandre Nerzic
Photography by Mariam Sholaja

Production Company @dogtooth.films & @verumfilms

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Cast In Order Or Appearance

Narrator – Ekay
Driver- Goldy
Angel – Angel Neisha
Tracey Kady Amy Turay
Amber Ruthie Ellion
Louisa Vivi Dewantesa
Jenny Oziomq Ihesiene
Teacher Simon Brandon
Hans Immanuel Oludafe
Hans Friends 1 Paul Kwey
Hans Friend 2 Joshua Alexandre
Hans Friend 3 Reece Pike
Ricky Nathan Stokes
Police Officer Raphael Avon Blumenthal
Jude Carlos Byles
Nate – Phinny
Rebecca – Lara Grace Ilori
Receptionist – Jasmine Embrechts
Girl Sitting Near Blocks – Bethanie
Tolu – Simi Beckley
Tolu’s Mum – Mama Sholaja
Tolu’s lil brother – Isaac
Young girl with straightens – Vigs Otite
Guy walking – Joseph Zebi Windsor
Chris – Geoffrey MacCarthy
Reiniko – Yuri Simone

Blocks People:
– Gabriel Onafowokan
– Virgile
– Jhovanie
– Alexis
– Kwabena
– Jeremy

Special Thanks to
– Ore
– Dylan
– Dami
– Ssnow
– Reggie
– Victoria
– Olaluwa
– Sama
– Lexi