Written and directed by Michael Omonua, “Sun Eje” (“Bleed”) is a short crime film that “sheds a spotlight on the illicit trade of body parts in Lagos, Nigeria. At heart, it tells the story of Nelson who loses his job and so turns to a life of crime.”
The film was shot on location in Lagos and stars Samuel Ajibola (“Shuga,” “The Johnsons”), Kelechi Udegbe (“Ojuju”), and Tolulope Fagbemi.
Omonua has produced seven short films and created Sun Eje as a proof of concept for his feature, “Limbs,” which is set in the same environment.
See the short in its entirety below.