Yetunde, the only crew member on Nigerian space station Eko, witnesses a recreation of the birth of the universe. This journey to the edge of the universe is a revisit of the Yoruba earth creation tale and a collaboration between experimental filmmaker Bodunrin and graphic novelist Daniels. All Short films at IFFR 2017
The other films shown within Afro Future
AfronautsIFFR 2017 14′
A rag-tag group is trying to launch a moon rocket to beat the American Apollo 11. The astronaut is a 17-year-old girl who has to be the first to set foot on the moon along with her two cats.
Graft and Ash for a Three Monitor WorkstationSondra Perry IFFR 2017 7′
Self-portrait of Sondra Perry's avatar investigating its own identity. A problematic software process that leads to a fatal error mode: the blue screen of death.
RemigrationBarry Jenkins IFFR 2017 19′
A future San Francisco is inhabited only by affluent people. The authorities lure others into the city to do manual labour in exchange for free education.
They Charge for the SunTerence Nance IFFR 2017 16′
In a dystopian future, people live in darkness to protect themselves from the harmful rays of the sun. Except for a naughty little black girl.