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Young Filmmakers Masterclass: Onyeka Igwe
Sat 12 Oct 2019, 1–3pm
Past event

REcreative Film School 2017

Join us for a filmmaking masterclass with artist Onyeka Igwe, examining the use of archives in film and the ethical implications of this practice.

This masterclass is aimed at young filmmakers who are at the early stages of their careers.

Attendees of the masterclass are invited to the South by South film screening of Douvan Jou Ka Levé at 4pm.


Onyeka Igwe is an artist and researcher working across cinema and installation. Her work uses dance, voice, archive and text to expose a multiplicity of narratives,  exploring the body and geographical locations as sites of cultural and political meaning. Igwe’s video works have been shown at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; LUX, London; Berlin Biennale; articule, Montreal; Trinity Square Video, Toronto; Jerwood Arts, London and The Showroom, London. Her films have also been screened at the London Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Essay Film Festival and Smithsonian African American Film Festival. She was born and is based in London, UK.