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.