Part of the Story for the Gods Shorts programme
Saturday 31 October | 14:30 | BFI Southbank, NFT2BOOK NOW
Dir. Onyeka Igwe. UK. 2018. 7 mins.
A transformation of archival footage from studied spectacle to livingness.
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.
An artist and researcher working between cinema and installation. Her non-fiction video work uses dance, voice, archives, sound design and text creating structural ‘figure-of-eights’, a format that exposes a multiplicity of narratives. Her works have been shown at ICA, London, LUX, Berlin Biennale, and the London, Rotterdam International, Essay and Smithsonian African American film festivals, her work has exhibited at articule, Montreal, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, Jerwood Space and The Showroom, London. was awarded the New Cinema Award at Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival 2019 and the 2020 Arts Foundation Fellowship Award for Experimental Film.