‘No Shade’, a raw, fresh take on race and colourism in the UK has scooped the African Diaspora Film Festival’s award for
According to the jury, the drama from first-time director Clare Anyiam-Osigwe “…explores the hardships of the modern dating world through the dysmorphic presence of
The winner of the Women of Colour Filmmaker Competition was announced last week after the conclusion of the 2018 NY African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF NYC). ‘No Shade’ was 1 of 6 feature length films directed by women of colour which received their New York premieres at the festival which ran from 23 November – 9 December.
The award win completes an impressive end to the year for Anyiam-Osigwe who was 1 of 4 Black British directors to release a feature film theatrically in the United States in 2018 with ‘No Shade’.
She also became the 6th Black British female director in over a century to release a feature film theatrically in the UK with ‘No Shade’.