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Israel Ekanem

Israel Ekanem is a Nigerian-born award-winning storyteller. At a young age, he was introduced to the art of storytelling by his grandmother, and it quickly became his passion. His films include "We Watched The Clouds Form Shapes", "Drown The Lovers", "Dearg" and "Good Earth: The Pots And Passions Of Walter Ostrom" He believes that a story, properly ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dearg Writer
Samizdat Writer


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  Black Out! (Short) (pre-production)
  Channel 4 (Short) (pre-production)
  Gottigen 2020 (Documentary short) (filming)
  My Blackout Poems (Short) (filming)
 2022 Kill Your Masters (Short)
 2021 Erynys (Short)
 2021 My Submission (Short)
 2021 Slave/Servant/Human (Documentary short)
 2019/II Better (Short)
 2019 Family Over Fame (Documentary short)
 2019 The Unicorn (Short)
 2019 Threnody (Short)
 2018/I Fireflies (Short)
 2018 Fireflies: The Runner (Short)
 2018 Laat My Lewe (Short)
 2018 Drown the Lovers (Short)
 2018 Dearg (Short)
 2017 Pavement Postering (Documentary short)
 2016 We Watched The Clouds Form Shapes (Short) (written by)
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