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Stories From Our City showcase: Tokosi

By ellie pipe, Thursday Apr 2, 2020

Raekwon De Cordova Graham’s film focuses on a man he sees as an inspirational role model.

Tokosi, a self-confessed “master of many” has turned disadvantages in life to advantages and forged his own company when he encountered a glass ceiling within existing firms.

“Success and failures define you as you go along,” says Tokosi in the film.

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“You have to have perseverance and endurance, there have been glass ceilings. I live my life my three simple mottos: leave no room for misunderstanding, let your truth be evident, assume the relationship is for a lifetime.”

Raekwon made the film about the family friend and role model as part of the Stories From Our City pilot project, run by boomsatsuma in collaboration with Bristol24/7.

It was first showcased at an event held in the auditorium of the Royal Photographic Society HQ in Paintworks in February 2020.

Read more: Big screen ambition for Bristol filmmakers 

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