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Going To School is Far More than Getting a Job! Watch Toyin Oyekanmi’s Short Film – “Visibility Zero”



We know of the high unemployment rates in Nigeria. It’s interesting to see a film which helps to look beyond the surface of what goes on in the life of an unemployed youth. In this short film by Toyin Oyekanmi titled “Visibility Zero” one stops to ponder on the issues raised therein. Directed and produced by Toyin Oyekanmi of  TY Films, Visibility Zero stars Sammie Eddi, Mary Lazarus, Isokoh Stanley, Chibuike Nwogbo,Toyin Oyekanmi and Bade Smart.


Fred, a first class university graduate roams the streets of Lagos for close to two years strongly believing his university degree is his only ladder from deprivation, Temiwa is a 28 year old beautiful blind lady with a ten year old son (Wisdom). Temiwa became blind at age 18 when her parents were brutally murdered while she was raped and shot in the face during the attack which led to her losing her sight.Fred has always wish he can help this beautiful beggar even when he could barely fend for himself, hence he becomes friends with Temiwa, ironically Temiwa the blind beautiful beggar is the one who ends up helping Fred out of his situation. But how?

Watch here and share your thoughts.


  1. kenny

    August 31, 2013 at 12:42 pm

    truly inspiring.

  2. Gistyinka Blog

    August 31, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    Nice and lovely story

  3. robinson3d

    August 31, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    I can’t believed i sent about 26 minutes watching this. Wow! this is one of the most creative short play i have ever seen in a while and it just got to open up my eyes to see the light. This actually means that one can be jobless and still get innovative ways to be self employed. Going to school for the purpose of getting a job is actually not the motive of education. But getting education is actually meant to make you more creative in other for you to get a job. I really appreciate whoever produced this movie, coz i almost ran into tears when i finished it. I can make it if i start from soemwhere

  4. Posh

    August 31, 2013 at 2:05 pm


  5. MK

    August 31, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    Very touching……

  6. dlapikin

    August 31, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    Very inspiring!!

  7. anonymous

    August 31, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    wow, good and very touching. best short film i have ever watched. tahnks for sharing this

  8. Africhic

    August 31, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    liked it very much

  9. Jade

    August 31, 2013 at 8:17 pm

    thank you for this. i need to change my signage too

  10. nnn

    September 1, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    Very well done! I really liked what she said, “You need to change your signage.”

  11. Lala

    September 1, 2013 at 7:08 pm

    This is soooo.. inspiring…

  12. Emem

    September 1, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    This is amazing!

  13. famithread

    September 3, 2013 at 10:32 pm

    Wow wow wow, hmmmmnnnn this is a nice short movie that
    teaches lot of things that are needed to be worked on, because as a
    youth of this nation we shouoldn’t be dependant of what our leaders
    could offer us we should agitate and work on how this nation could
    be a place where everyone would live with different innovatoin,
    concept and business mind to prepare for our unborn generatoin. As
    a youth of this nation let’s wake up from our slumber and begin to
    work on God given talent in our lives

  14. osayande betty

    September 5, 2013 at 10:46 am


  15. osayande betty

    September 5, 2013 at 10:48 am

    love u all

  16. kayode

    September 5, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    this one really good… education should not blind us from thinking outside the box and wait for white collar jobs

  17. ugo

    September 5, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    Pls how can I download this movie on a bb???

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