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Short Films by Nikyatu Jusu

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    Directed by Nikyatu Jusu • 2010 • United States
    Starring Ebbe Bassey, Ellie Foumbi, Dennise Gregory

    Eight-year-old Hawa is reunited with her African refugee mother after six years apart—and now finds herself living with a woman in the midst of a deep mental-health crisis.

  • Flowers

    Directed by Nikyatu Jusu and Yvonne Michelle Shirley • 2015 • United States
    Starring Amee Apedo, Belle Le Grand, Grant Tambellini

    Two teenage girls in Brooklyn plot revenge against a teacher, only to see their calculated plan fall dangerously apart in this tense, complex examination of racial an...

  • Suicide by Sunlight

    Directed by Nikyatu Jusu • 2019 • United States
    Starring Natalie Paul, Teren Carter, Motell Gyn Foster

    Protected from the sun by her melanin, a day-walking Black vampire in New York City struggles to balance her job as a nurse, her relationship to her estranged children, and her bloodlust.