NGOZI ONWURAH: Short Films
20:30 Wed 17 Jan 2018
Pioneer of black British cinema Ngozi Onwurah’s body of work weaves autobiographical narrative with astute socio-political observation. The first black British woman filmmaker to have a feature film released in UK cinemas, we celebrate Ngozi’s legacy screening rare works and panel discussion.
Followed by a panel discussion with Ngozi Onwurah, producer Simon Onwurah, and Hilja Lindsay-Muwonge (actress, Flight of the Swan).
Ngozi Onwurah 23 mins (UK, 2017)A moving, autobiographical account of the mother-daughter relationship, and the female body within traditional beauty standards.
Ngozi Onwurah 15 mins (UK, 2017)A visceral look at growing up mixed-race in eighties England.
Ngozi Onwurah 12 mins (UK, 2017)Concerns a young black girl dreaming of performing as a lead ballerina.