Saturday 31 October | 14:30 | BFI Southbank, NFT2
Dir. Corine Dhondee. UK. 2019. 9 mins.
Exploration of the work of a cinematographer whose work has been pivotal formulating a new black aesthetic.
Part of 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.
Corine Dhondee is Mauritian-British and is based in London. She is an alumni of the London School of Economics and London Film School. As a director, she has written, directed and produced a number of narratives and documentary shorts which have screened at BAFTA-qualifying film festivals. Her documentary The Queen’s Suite (2016) received funding from the British Film Institute to screen in London at an event curated by Dhondee called The Art of Her.