“The Body Beautiful” film still. 1991, Courtesy Ngozi Onwurah (director).
Ngozi Onwurah (1966) is showing a selection of her short films. Onwurah, of white English and black Nigerian heritage, was born in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. She is perhaps best known for her acclaimed 2006 BBC TV drama ‘Shoot the Messenger’, which won that year’s Prix Italia as well as two BAFTAs. Since graduating from Saint Martins College of Art, Onwurah’s short films, feature films, TV dramas and documentaries have won numerous international film festival awards. Onwurah is showing a selection of her short films.