The truth – obscured behind the static noise of old VHS tapes, behind the gaze of photographed subjects in a colonial archive, behind the words of the stories told – is hard to pinpoint. And as the title of this film suggests, it can be altered. Onyeka Igwe trudges through personal, colonial and televisual archives in Nigeria to tell the story of her grandfather. The tales she encounters are complicated, but she finds her own rhythm in recounting them.

The other films shown within Ammodo Tiger Short Competition 2

Filmmaker
Onyeka Igwe
Premiere
International premiere
Country
United Kingdom
Year
2019
Medium
DCP
Length
26’
Language
English
Producer
Onyeka Igwe
Sales
Onyeka Igwe
Cinematography
Morgan K. Spencer
Editor
Onyeka Igwe
Sound Design
Onyeka Igwe
Cast
Titilayo Adebayo