NOT IN THE TITLE TOO (with Sophia Bauer)

 

Not in the Title too is the second phase in an ongoing exploration of the Nigerian video archive at the Iwalewahaus. The project involved commissioning a Kenyan film director, Robbie Bresson to produce a trailer for a Nigerian horror film. 

 

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TOGETHER WITH: SOPHIA BAUER (CO-ARTIST), ROBBIE BRESSON (DIRECTOR) MEDIUM: RESEARCH PROJECT, FILM TRAILER (17min) AND  MAKING OF (12min) CONTEXT: IWALEWA: FOUR VIEWS INTO CONTEMPORARY AFRICA SUPPORTED BY: IWALEWAHAUSYEAR:  2013

Working with a Kenyan cast and crew, Bresson adapted a script he had written earlier to produce African D'Jinn. Together with Sophia Bauer, I produced a film which documents the process.