Egúngún (Masquerade) 2021
Olive Nwosu / 15 mins / English, Yoruba / Rating 15
Content Notes: This film includes sensitive themes and is geo-blocked to the UK and Nigeria only.
About the Director
Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Olive Nwosu (she/her) is a BAFTA Pigott 2020 Scholar, Alex Sichel 2020 Fellow at Columbia University School of the Arts, and one of four ‘African Promises 2020’ directors selected by the Institut Français. She is currently in development of her first feature film with Enchanted Isles and Film4.
Olive's first award-winning short film, Troublemaker (2020), was screened as part of Africa in Motion's Short Film Competition in 2020. With a mission to tell truthful, cinematic, and human-centred stories, Olive's work is informed by the intersectional nature of her life experiences across multiple identities and continents.
Friday 11th November 2022 / 6pm for 10 days / Online
Egúngún (Masquerade) is screening as part of:
- Queer Africa: A Collection of Short Films
- We Are Every Woman: The Symbiosis of the Light and Dark Feminine