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We Need New Names

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Synopsis

We Need New Names is an essay video work examining contemporary Nigerian diasporic female identity through the contradictions inherent to an ethnographic reading of the funeral of the filmmakers’ family matriarch. Using personal archive to explore the concepts of female identity, diaspora, cultural memory and most importantly ‘fiction’.

Details

Year
2015
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
14:02
Director
Onyeka Igwe