SYNOPSIS: “Akin is an indulged playboy from an affluent family who accidentally meets an interesting beauty in an unpredictable place. Nkem is a beautiful, confident but unusual young lady who devotes herself to her work as a community volunteer in the belly of the city’s worst slum. Their romantic encounter drags them both into a whirlwind experience that questions everything they know and unravels their world.”
GIDI BLUES is a feature film project by CUT24 Productions, Produced and Directed by award-winning filmmaker Femi Odugbemi, featuring a stellar cast and crew of the best and brightest of Nollywood. It is an unusual love story in a Lagos-state-of-mind! It is high-quality entertainment with humour, music, drama and suspense. Filmed in iconic Lagos locations like Idumota market, Makoko, Victoria Island, Isale Eko, Lekki and Freedom Park, Broad Street. GIDI BLUES showcases Lagos city and the unique energy of its people. “Las GIDI” is the affectionate swag name of this unpredictable city where anything can happen…and it often does.
•GIDI BLUES also seeks to inspire young people to give back through community volunteer work. Makoko, the fishing slum under the 3rd Mainland bridge, is where our lead characters find meaning in their lives as they volunteer as teachers and also start a book club for the disadvantaged children of the community.