THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR
2020 | 12 Mins | USA
The Couple Next Door follows a single American woman whose emotions begin to stir when an eccentric African couple move into her building. Inspired by Wong Kar-wai's In the Mood for Love, the film features lush cinematography and music from West Africa, making the entire piece a cultural exchange that makes us question our morality when it comes to love, marriage, and friendship.
Aspen ShortsFest, Palm Springs International ShortsFest, Summer in the South, Drunken Film Fest Oakland, Sharjah Film Platform, Reel Sisters of of the Diaspora Film Festival (Award Choice Winner)*
Cast: Jennifer Tchiakpe, Ellie Foumbi, and Baboucarr Camara
STILL WATER RUNS DEEP
2017 | 15 Mins | USA/NIGERIA
A father leads his household with a stern hand and assertiveness; but when his estranged son goes missing, his reluctant search turns into an emotional journey to find him, shaking the core of his steely resolve and revealing his most intimate being.
TIFF, BFI London, Uppsala International Shorts Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, Palm Springs International Shorts Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, Aspen ShortsFest (Best Student Film)*
Cast: Toyin Oshinaike, Rita Edward, and Yemi Adebiyi
2020 | USA
In Post-Production. The matriarch of her family, Madie Sue follows 81-year-old Madie continues to practice her faith as an ordained minister.
THE FAMILY PORTRAIT
2018 | 1 Min | USA
Reuben Reuel of Demestiks New York. Demestiks is a fashion brand that features African wax prints in a ready-to-wear collection for women. demestiksnewyork.com