Tola Olatunji’s “Kanaani (Promise Land)” serves as a cautionary tale for those with aspirations of relocating overseas.
“Kanaani (Promise Land)” is a film directed by Tola Olatunji and co-written by Babatunde Apalowo, Musa Jeffery David, and Tola Olatunji, set to be released in cinemas on Sept. 15.
“Kanaani” is a story set in a rural village that follows the lives of Obehi and Gbovo, two people who are deeply in love. However, their hopes and ambitions are hindered by the harsh reality of poverty, which leads them down a dangerous road of international sex and human trafficking.
In “Kanaani,” the story explores the origins of the disturbing trade during the era of slavery. The film addresses these serious issues within the African context and how they continue to impact contemporary society.
“Kanaani” features a talented cast including Gabriel Afolayan, Ivie Okujaye, Joseph Benjamin, and Ayo Adey-Kosh. They all deliver remarkable performances that are sure to resonate with audiences.
The upcoming movie “Kanaani” has been receiving a lot of attention and praise. It has been nominated for several awards, including the Best Film: West Africa category at the 2023 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards. It has also been recognized at renowned film festivals like the 2023 Pan African Film Festival and the Maui Film Festival.
Get ready to be emotionally invested in the powerful film “Kanaani,” which fearlessly delves into the depths of the human experience.
Please view the trailer. here.