We Need New Names

Excerpt from We Need New Names, 2015

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’.

Screenings & Exhibitions


Not Sorry, PGM 1: Heritage | Anthology Film Archives | New York | USA



Black British Shorts | Glasgow International | UK 

I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not meets Speisekino | Berlin Biennale | Germany 



Black British Shorts | ICA | London 



Hamburg International ShortFilmFestival | Germany
Festival Des Cinemas Differents des Paris | France 
Multiplex | Nuit Blanche | Toronto, Canada
November Film Festival | London| UK
Edinburgh Artist Moving Image Festival | UK



Internationale Kurtzfilmtage Wintherthur | Switzerland.