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When her widowed mother has a male friend over for dinner, a Nigerian American teenager acts out, leading her to a deeper understanding of her mother.

Directors Spotlight

Ifeyinwa Arinze


Ifeyinwa Arinze is a neuroscientist-turned-filmmaker from Nigeria and is currently based in New York City. Her work draws inspiration from human behavior and prioritizes intimate portrayals of Black women and girls that are grounded in generosity and care. Ifeyinwa has received support from institutions such as BAFTA, NYFA, Video Consortium and NYWIFT. Her short films have screened at film festivals including Aspen ShortFest, New York African Film Festival, Palm Springs International ShortFest, Bushwick Film Festival and the TIDE Film Festival. She is currently a thesis MFA candidate in the Graduate Film program at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

  • Year: 2022
  • Runtime: 11 minutes
  • Country: USA
  • Language: English, Igbo
  • Director: Ifeyinwa Arinze
  • Cast: Lauralie Mufute, Ogo Okafor, Odera Adimorah, Isley Key Brison
  • Cinematographer: Sofia Camargo Hoyos
  • Composer: Quelque Bourdon
  • Editor: Ifeyinwa Arinze
  • Executive Producer: Ebuka Arinze
  • Producer: Ifeyinwa Arinze, Anndi Jinelle Liggett & Rashad Frett
  • Sound Design: Judy Kim
  • Screenwriter: Ifeyinwa Arinze
  • Premiere: Philadelphia

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