August the First

August the First is an American independent film written and directed by Lanre Olabisi. The film is about a young Nigerian American named Tunde whose family is throwing him a college graduation party. The party is the backdrop for the return of Tunde’s estranged father, Dipo, after over a decade of absence. The film premiered at South by Southwest (SXSW) in 2007 and was distributed by Film Movement in 2008.