Onyeka Nwelue, the brain behind the short documentary, ‘’The House of Nwapa’’ has released the visuals of the “Behind the Scene” of his latest offering, “Agwaetiti Obiuto” (Island of Happiness), an adaptation of his novella, Island of Happiness, published by Hattus Books.
His previous work ‘’The House of Nwapa’’, which premiered at Harvard University, was nominated for Best Documentary Award at the 2017 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) and was screened at over 12 film festivals in the US, Zimbabwe, Trinidad & Tobago and Cuba.
Onyeka’s recent project “Agwaetiti Obiuto” was Shot in Oguta in Imo State and in Igbo Language, The Story focuses on four friends, Bugzy (played by Trap musician, Bugzy Dvinci – Obinna Nwokedi), Willie (played by Willie Samuel Iboro), Arbenco (played by Arbenco Aigbe) and Akah (played by Lorenzo Menakaya), who return when NDDC promises to pay Oguta youths stipends.
The film which is produced by Blessing “Bondy” Onyekwere and Blessing Uzzi is also directed by Onyeka Nwelue.
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