A remarkable short film titled “KÀSÉKÓ” is ready to enthral audiences with its poignant story and top-notch performances in honour of International Albinism Awareness Day, which is observed on June 13 every year to raise awareness about albinism and celebrate the accomplishments of people with albinism, promote inclusivity, acceptance, and equality for people with albinism.
This gripping drama, which is directed by Adebayo Oluwatunmise Ayobami, also known as Tucci, explores the life of a young albino named KÀSÉKÓ, who struggles with acceptance and the search for true love.
As KÀSÉKÓ experiences constant ridicule because of his distinctive skin tone, his unwavering source for encouragement and devotion is his father’s unfailing love.
The only thing that gives him hope is a lucky meeting with Adenike, a city girl who is passing through his hamlet. Adenike gives KÀSÉKÓ an address in a dream-like scenario, sending him on a moving search for the only person who has ever genuinely loved him.
“KÀSÉKÓ” serves as a potent reminder of the difficulties experienced by people with albinism and the value of inclusion with themes of love, self-discovery, and the resiliency of the human spirit.
This provocative movie tries to raise awareness of International Albinism Awareness Day while highlighting how important it is to spread acceptance of people with albinism around the world.
Starring a talented ensemble cast, including Peter Fatomilola, Tomisin Osinubi, Victor Ik Nkume, and Eluka Augustine Bonaventure, ” KÀSÉKÓ” promises captivating performances that breathe life into the complex characters.
With Adebayo Oluwatunmise Ayobami at the helm as both director and producer, alongside co-producers Oluwole Lucas Olumide, Falola Oluwadamilare Emmanuel, Adenaike Omotunde John the film seamlessly weaves together poignant storytelling and visually stunning cinematography.
While “KÀSÉKÓ” doesn’t yet have a release date, it is expected to garner attention through festival screenings and privileged private viewings.
This fifteen-minute drama highlights the need for more understanding and support by serving as a catalyst for crucial discussions about acceptance, love, and the challenges experienced by people with albinism.