This, Your Lagos

This, Your Lagos

Directed by: Wale Ojo
How can three distinct social classes bring Lagos together?


PLOT : Two years ago William Ashbee lived and worked in Lagos. When he returns for a visit he decides he wants to learn as much as he can about this city and Nigeria, as a whole. He realizes the best way to do this is to live out the lives of three Nigerians, over a 24 hour period each. Each day will represent the lifestyle of one of Lagos’ three distinct social classes: the poor, the middle class and the wealthy elite. Part one sees William living the lives of two agberos (hustlers) in the ghettos of Oshodi.

Wale Ojo. Wale Ojo is a British-Nigerian actor who gained popularity for his role in the 1995 film Hard Case, directed by Guy Ritchie. It is a 20 minute short film that precedes the ‘98 film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. In 2012, Ojo won an award at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards for his role in the film Phone Swap. This Your Lagosmarks Ojo’s first foray into documentary filmmaking but is his second as film director.

Length 1h 36min
Year 2022

Cast William Ashbee,

Production New Nigeria Cinema Ltd and Waxbill Productions

  • sun, July 10
    8:15 PM
    The Distillery District, Spirit Theatre
    Tank House Lane

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