ìFÉ (European Premiere)

ìFÉ (European Premiere)

Part of the Baobab Award Shorts programme

Saturday 7 November  | 14:00 | Rich Mix


Dir. Uyai Ikpe-Etim

Nigeria. 2020. 36 mins. English.

ìfé and Adaora fall in love over a three-day date, but their love comes under pressure when it tested by the realities of being in a same-sex relationship in a homophobic country like Nigeria.

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. 

Uyaiedu Ikpe-Etim

Uyaiedu Ikpe-Etim is a filmmaker, screenwriter and a script consultant. She’s a co-founder at Hashtag Media House, a media communications company in Nigeria focused on producing socially conscious content and effectively telling the brand stories of SMEs and other organizations. She understands the power that storytellers have and is committed to using that power to create increased representation for sexual minorities in Nigeria.