Hell or High Water had many firsts. It was the first Nigerian LGBT film to be premiered in Nigerian cinemas, it was the first to have two mainstream actors as its co-leads, it was the first to challenge conventional stereotypes. Made in association with Nigerian LGBT rights group TIERS Nigeria broke real glass ceilings in Nollywood.
The short film that tells the story of a young pastor loved and adored by the people around him. Things change for him when he must confront a hidden truth about himself—a truth that could make or break him psychologically.
But, whatever decision he makes, he is still going to crash and burn, for life as he once knew it would never be the same again. The story explores the reality of sexuality amidst spirituality, exorcism, blackmail, and family life. ”Hell or High Water” challenges stereotypical narratives about sexuality.
Hell or High Water