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Black [Dudu]

Through spoken word poetry coupled with evocative images, Dudu explores the issue of colourism and its effects on self-identity.

Documentary 2018 6 mins

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Dudu means Black in Yoruba. This experimental documentary focuses on the effect colourism can have on one's sense of self, and the importance of representation on screen. An unseen narrator delivers a spoken word poem while evocative and striking imagery flashes into view, showing the many sides of contemporary blackness. Dudu is a joyous and beautiful celebration of black skin in all its complexions.