Family over Fame

Runtime: 5 mins 52 sec
Director:  Israel Ekanem

Alex “Cunny” Ross started a clothing line to spread the power of family and he shares the story of the beginnings of Family Over Fame and what family means to him.

Director Statement

Family is important to me and when I had the opportunity to tell Alex’s story, I had to ensure it showed what family means to him and the people around him.

DIRECTOR – Israel Ekanem

Israel Ekanem is a storyteller. He was introduced to the art of storytelling by his grandmother, Lydia and he fell in love with it. Storytelling has been his passion for years. The stories he initially shared would be spoken or written but he always felt the camera would give the stories more life.

He got a camcorder as a birthday gift and he has been shooting and sharing stories ever since.

His films include the award-winning films “We Watched The Clouds Form Shapes” “Drown The Lovers”, “Dearg” and “Tale of the Man Who Whispered To Flowers”

He believes that a story, properly told can change the world, one person at a time.

He hopes to keep telling stories for as long as he lives.