Because Men in Silk Shirts on Lagos Nights
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Directed by Arie Esiri • 2018 • United States
Presented here is a short made by Arie Esiri in 2018 for the fashion brand Maki Oh. Shot on celluloid at night in Lagos, Nigeria, the film has eerie postapocalyptic and Afrofuturist overtones.
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