Part of the Story for the Gods Shorts programme
Saturday 31 October | 14:30 | BFI Southbank, NFT2BOOK NOW
Dir. Candice Onyeama. UK, Cyprus. 2020. 10 mins.
Nwa is tormented by her inability to have children.
The Story for the Gods Shorts programme
From an exploration of digital love to the loss of religion, this selection of short narratives presents a vibrant West African perspective on the human experience.
BEYOND NOLLYWOOD is a term coined by the Curator and Author Nadia Denton to describe new wave audio-visual content from Nigeria such as short films, art house, animation, documentary, experimental and music videos. BEYOND NOLLYWOOD is a concept, curated event and collective of filmmakers.
Candice is a Nigerian-British screenwriter and filmmaker. Her shorts have screened on television and international festivals around the world. Her award winning debut short film HUSH featured in Afro Punk and was broadcast on the television network London Live. It was acquired for distribution by Little Dot Studio’s online channel Tall Tales. Her follow up short Once An old Lady Sat On My Chest was acquired for distribution by HerFlix. Her BFI Network supported short film ‘Born Again’ was the winner of Shooting People’s New Shoots award.