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Akosua Adoma Owusu

Akosua Adoma Owusu is a Ghanaian-American filmmaker, producer, and cinematographer. Aiming to create a third cinematic space or consciousness, Owusu’s work explores the colliding identities of black immigrants in America through multiple forms, ranging from cinematic essays to experimental narratives to reconstructed Black popular media. In 2013, her short film KWAKU ANANSE was well-received at Berlinale Shorts. Her short film RELUCTANTLY QUEER was nominated for the Golden Bear and Teddy Award at the 2016 Berlinale Shorts. She currently lectures at Harvard University and at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

Last Updated: April 2022