Am Joseph” is the debut short feature film from Four8 that
tells a powerful and moving story about one man’s internal struggle to come to
terms with an unavoidable truth that will transform his life.
Michael Akinsulire (“Killing Eve,” “Farming“) plays Joseph, a
highly-regarded tradesman set to marry his beloved Mary, portrayed by Asmara
Gabrielle (“Finding Fatima“). When Mary reveals she is pregnant,
but her fiancé is not the father, his world is shaken. Her impossible claim as
to who the father is, forced Joseph to grapple with his trust in Mary, his own
faith, and the impact this revelation will have on their lives and the course
Am Joseph” is the first film in the ‘I Am…’ series which aims to reintroduce biblical
characters in timeless settings, exploring their individual journeys and
humanizing their experiences. Tackling complex characters through emotive and
challenging storytelling, the series will reimagine some of these remarkable –
often forgotten – stories from surprising angles.
latest feature from exciting writer and director, Tomisin Adepeju (“The Good Son” “Marianne,” “The Right Choice,” “Appreciation“) brings
together a talented and diverse cast of emerging British actors in Akinsulire, Gabrielle and DK Ugonna (“Tales Retold,” “Take On Me“) who
plays the role of David.
film was created and produced by Stephané Alexandre, executive produced by Matthew Barrett (Emmy
and BAFTA award winner) and Vikki McLachlan, with cinematography by BAFTA-nominated Miles Ridgway.