Babatunde Apalowo’s debut film, “All the Colours of the World Are Between Black and White,” continues to enjoy tremendous success and recognition.
After winning the coveted Teddy Award for Best Feature Film at the esteemed Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) earlier this year, this romantic drama has gone on to receive numerous awards and commendations from various juries worldwide.
The film’s latest triumph comes in the form of the Frameline Fest Out in the Silence award, an esteemed honor bestowed upon exceptional films that bravely shed light on visibility, particularly in regions where LGBTQ+ individuals face significant challenges in living their lives authentically.
The Frameline Film Festival, held in San Francisco, California, holds the distinction of being the largest and longest-running queer film festival in existence.
Furthermore, “All the Colours of the World Are Between Black and White” was also granted a special award at the Festival Mix in Mexico.
Additionally, the film has garnered yet another accolade at the Valencia International Film Festival Cinema Jove (Cinema Jove) in Spain.
The continuous recognition and success of Babatunde Apalowo’s debut film highlight its profound impact and its ability to resonate with audiences globally.
After winning the prestigious Teddy Award for Best Feature Film, our film, “All The Colours…” has continued to bag different awards, Jury mentions etc from Germany, US, Spain, Switzerland to Mexico. The journey continues ofc and congratulations to the entire team. pic.twitter.com/8WLMpT4P7O
— Tunde Apalowo (@tundeapalowo) July 4, 2023
“All the Colours of the World Are Between Black and White” beautifully portrays the delicate and heartfelt narrative of Bambino and Bawa, two individuals who meet in Lagos during a photography competition and form an instant connection. As they embark on extensive journeys exploring the city, their bond deepens, fostering a profound affection for one another.
Yet, their burgeoning relationship must navigate the societal pressures and challenges that arise from living in a community that harbors prejudices against homosexuality.
Written and directed by Babatunde Apalowo, with production helmed by Damilola Orimogunje, this remarkable film features a talented cast including Tope Tedela, Riyo David, Martha Ehinome Orhiere, and Uchechika Elumelu.
Produced by Polymath Pictures, “All the Colours of the World Are Between Black and White” has secured worldwide distribution through Coccinelle Film Sales, ensuring its reach to audiences across the globe.
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