ARTIST, ACT OF LOVE (UK Premiere)

ARTIST, ACT OF LOVE (UK Premiere)

Part of the Baobab Award Shorts programme

Saturday 7 November  | 14:00 | Rich Mix

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Dir. Kuukua Eshun

Ghana. 2019. 6 mins.

English with subtitles.

This short is a visual poem, deftly written by the director, Kuukua Eshun. It celebrates what love looks like in its many forms. It asks the question, what does it mean to pledge allegiance to a nation, a person, a point in time, or the self?

Film Africa 2020 Baobab Award for Short Best Short Film

The Baobab Award for Best Short Film exists to recognise and support African filmmaking and to enhance the visibility of emerging new voices. The Award consists of a £1,000 cash prize awarded by a jury of filmmakers and industry professionals. 


Kuukua Eshun

Kuukua Eshun is a Ghanaian-American creative who splits her time between Ohio and her home Accra. Inspired by emotions and femininity, Kuukua raises awareness about social issues and mental health through her writing and film. She’s an award-winning filmmaker.