Indigo Tongues: Short Films Interview Women in Media

Indigo Tongues

Indigo Tongues is a video interview series that showcases the voices of dynamic women from Africa and the diaspora. In the original releases, the films feature women in media. I hope you’ll take the time to watch all the films available so far in the series.

The films are produced by Iyàlódè Productions. It is a company that is committed to developing, promoting, exhibiting, producing and distributing films and art by and about minority and under-represented groups.

Nigerian American actress Adepero Oduye is one of the interviewees. She appeared in 12 Years a Slave, Steel Magnolias, Pariah and many other films.

This is her interview:

You can see all the interviews at Indigo Tongues. The other short films available at this time feature:

  • Leonie Forbes, described as Jamaica’s First Lady of Theater and Film
  • Filmmaker Mariette Monpierre, the first woman to shoot a feature length film on the island of Guadeloupe
  • Award winning Kenyan Filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu
  • Funmi Iyanda, Nigeria’s foremost TV Host

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