White Colour Black (Senegal: 2016)


Joseph A. Adesyloye

Cast list

Leke... Dudley O’Shaughnessy

Monsiour Dabo… Wale Ojo

Assamane... Alassane Sy

Ousman.... Damola Adelaja

Badewa / Esther… Yrsa Daley-Ward

Tunji… Guetan Calvin Elito

Anja… Lily Dodswoth-Evans

Sandra… Jamey May

Charlotte… Ayvianna Snow

Mae… Lynne Anne Rodgers

Ji… Yumiko Hanasaka

Clermont… Tommy Roca


Screenwriter: Joseph A. Adesunloye

Producer: Joseph A. Adesunloye, Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor

Director of Cinematography: Rory Skeoch

Editor: Christopher C.F. Chow

Composer: Mathieu Karsenti


A promising young photographer, Leke, lives a hedonistic lifestyle in London. While on his latest project in Shanghai, he learns that his estranged father has died in Senegal. Reluctantly, he must abandon his project and return to Senegal to bury his father. His return ignites a period of self-discovery and allows him to rediscover his forgotten culture.


McCoy, Jack. “Cinetopia Film Festival: White Colour Black.” Shredded (online magazine).

Scholarly Articles

Joseph A. Adesyloye Film ‘WHITE COLOUR BLACK’ Screened in Gaborone.Film Blog Africa (online blog).

Azeez-Harris, Semper. “Joseph A. Adesunloye’s Feature, White Colour Black, Gets Uk Premiere At #Lff2016.British Blacklist (online magazine).


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