A Cemetery of Doves


by Adé Sultan Sangodoyin


Nigeria / 2019 / 15mins / Drama / No Dialogue

When a teenager’s declaration of love for an older man is met with rejection, he struggles with heartbreak and fear for his safety and future in a society intolerant of the LGBTQ community.

About the Director

Adé Sultan Sangodoyin

Adé Sultan Sangodoyin is a Nigerian filmmaker and writer. He studied English Literature with Journalism at the University of Buckingham in England. He’s known for directing the films, Different Plains (2015), A Cemetery of Doves (2019) and as Co-Producer on the film, Eyimofe (2020), which premiered at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival. His short stories, A Language of the Unconscious, Dad Attempted Many Things and Failed, The Charred Flower and A Cocaine Fairytale have been published in the Kalahari Review and Agbowo Magazine respectively. Learn More