A Nigerian LGBTQ Rights Group, TIERS Nigeria, Made A Teen Love Film To Increase Gay Visibility
The first trailer’s out for a Nigerian film that’s focused on ending discrimination in its home country.
TIERS Nigeria: The Initiative for Equal Rights is an LGBTQ rights organization stationed in the West African country. They conduct multiple LGBTQ rights missions such as providing legal assistance, documenting LGBTQ abuse, hate crimes, and discrimination, political engagement to act as LGBTQ citizens’ voice, and creating media to share the lives and trials of LGBTQ people.
Concerning the latter, TIERS Nigeria has created four films to introduce LGBTQ life to the rest of the country. The first three films, Hell or High Water, Everything in Between, and Veil of Silence, were moderate successes. Now, it’s time for the fourth film to arrive.
We Don’t Live Here Anymore is a simple teen romance between two boys.
In Prominence high school, Tolu Bajulaiye and Chidi Egqonuwu, stand at the center of a romantic tale and one full of scandal.
In addition, Nike, Tolu’s mother, is a powerful matriarch who uses every inch of her power to fight the two boys at every turn.
We Don’t Live Here Anymore was directed by Tope Oshin, executive produced by Olumide Makanjuola, written by transgender writer Noni Salma, and stars Osas Ighodaro Ajibade, Funlola Aofiyebi, Katherine Obiang, Funmi Eko, Abiodun Aleja, Francis Sule, Kunle Dada, Temidayo Akinboro, Chris Iheuwa and Omotunde Adebowale.
You can check out the first trailer of the film down below.