Ududeagu

Director: Akwaeke Emezi
Country: Nigeria
Year: 2014
Running Time: 2 min.
Language: Igbo with English subtitles

Genre: Short Film

This contemporary visual folktale is rooted in concepts of loss, leaving, and loneliness. Emezi collaborated with her father to translate the voiceover, originally written in English, into Igbo, and narrated it herself as an exercise in engaging with the lost fluency of her language.