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August Visitor

Directed by:

Ifeyinwa Arinze

11 mins

Saturday, Nov 18, 2023

4:30 PM

Shorts Program 3

Stuart Cinema & Cafe

When her widowed mother has a male friend over for dinner, an observant Nigerian American teenager acts out, which leads her to a deeper perception of her mother.

About the Filmmaker

Ifeyinwa Arinze is a neuroscientist-turned-filmmaker from Nigeria and is currently based in New York City. Her work 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 the Film at Lincoln Center with the New York African Film Festival, as well as Aspen ShortFest, Palm Springs, BlackStar, Bushwick, and the TIDE Film Festival. She is currently a thesis MFA candidate in the Graduate Film program at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

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