Watch Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje Talk To Toolz On Painful Story Behind Farming


OAP Toolz seats with British Nigerian Actor Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje to discuss his biopic movie and directorial debut; Farming on this Accelerate Special. Toolz goes in-depth with Adewale as they go through backstories of his life, growing up away from his family and being raised by white foster parents.

The writer and director go into details about the impacts of the Farming practice that was popular in Britain in the 60s and 70s where Nigerian parents gave their children up to white foster parents for periods and some even left their children in those foster homes. Adewale goes on to share how the journey to writing and directing Farming was a therapeutic one for him and how it was a major part of his discovery of self-love.