Editor & Filmmaker

Mr. Gele

 

Mr. Gele: The Man, The Story, The Craft (2017)

 

Documentary Short

 
 

Mr. Gele focuses on the man, the story and the craft of the celebrated Houston-based Nigerian Gele artist, Mr. Hakeem Oluwasegun Olaleye popularly known as Mr. Segun Gele. He is a self-taught creative who has been able to use his skills as a Gele designer and makeup artist to beautify women around the world. He plays a major role in the Nigerian Fashion community and beyond. In never-before seen footage, the film captures a glimpse of Segun's life as a husband, father, son and businessman.

TRT 15 Minutes

 
 

U.S. PREMIERE

CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

OFFICIAL SELECTION

SIDEWALK FILM FESTIVAL

AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL (new york)

CINEODYSSEY FILM FESTIVAL

BRONZELENS FILM FESTIVAL

CREDITS

KokoAtDawnProductions

DIRECTED & PRODUCED BY
Gladys Edeh

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Akin Okunrinboye

EDITING
Mimi Wilcox

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Imani Warren