Skin in the Game

Adisa Septuri, USA, 2019

90 minutes, English with no subtitles

Abducted off the sidewalk of suburban America, fifteen year old Dani finds herself submerged in a horrific human trafficking ring run by Eve. With no initial assistance from the police, Dani’s mother and an ex-prostitute take to the streets in an effort to find her before it is too late.


Adisa is an accomplished Producer/director who directed the critically acclaimed Disney short film, Notes in a Minor Key, staring Harry J. In 2011, Adisa directed and produced a series of documentary short films in several African Countries for OIC International. His latest documentary, A Day Without Mines, won Best Short Documentary at the Beverly Hills Film, TV & New Media Festival; and was showcased on . In addition to directing fiction and documentary films, Adisa has also directed music videos for artists such as: Kenny Lattimore, Foxy Brown, Anthony Hamilton, Hanq Neil, and Positive K; Born and raised in Oakland, California, Adisa received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and his Master of Fine Arts in Film from New York University’s prestigious Tisch School of Arts.

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