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Tazmanian Devil

Tazmanian Devil (2021)

Genre: Drama

Directed by Solomon Onita, Jr.
Produced by Abraham Attah, Birdman, Kwesi Boakye, Benny Boom, Frank Cohen, Adam Dietrich, Stephanie A. Frederic, Rosa Nichols, Gerald Rawles, Ronald Slim Williams, Karl Soelter, Nicholas Stokes, Tricia Woodgett
Starring Abraham Attah, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Adepero Oduye, Billie D. Merritt, David Opegbemi, Lynn Andrews III

After moving to the United States, Nigerian immigrant Dayo (Attah) struggles to find a balance between his desire to join a college fraternity and bonding with his estranged father, who is a strict pastor at a local church.

Merv's Roles: ArrangerComposer (Score)Drum/Perc. ProgrammingOrchestratorPianist/KeyboardistProducerVocalist

Merv wrote the underscore—and wrote and performed the end-title song—for this exciting, indie film, directed by Solomon Onita, Jr. Solomon went on to win the John Singleton Director Award for Best First Feature at the 2020 American Black Film Festival.


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