Item Details

Triple Consciousness

Owusu, Akosua Adoma
Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Type
Experimental Films; Short Films; Documentary Films
Date
2019; 2005
Duration
2:04:09
Summary
Akosua Adoma Owusu is a Ghanaian-American filmmaker, producer and cinematographer whose award-winning films and installation work address the collision of identities, where the African immigrant located in the United States has a "triple consciousness." Owusu interprets Du Bois' notion of double consciousness and creates a third cinematic space or consciousness, representing diverse identities including feminism, queerness and African immigrants interacting in African, white American, and black American culture.
Creator
Owusu, Akosua Adoma, 1984-
Publisher
Grasshopper Film
Language
English
Contents
Ajube kete (6 min.) (2005) -- Tea 4 two (2 min.) (2006) -- Intermittent delight (5 min.) (2007) -- Boyant : a Michael Jordan in a Speedo is far beyond the horizon (4 min.) (2008) -- Me broni ba (22 min.) (2009) -- Drexciya (12 min.) (2011) -- Split ends, I feel wonderful (4 min.) (2012) -- Kwaku ananse (26 min.) (2013) -- Bus nut (7 min.) (2015) -- Reluctantly queer (8 min.) (2016) -- Mahogany too (3 min.) (2018) -- On Monday of last week (14 min.) (2018) -- Pelourinho : they don't really care about us (9 min.) (2019).
Notes
films by Akosua Adoma Owusu.
Public performance rights secured. NOTE: PPR: Public performances are authorized on UVa grounds to an audience of fewer than 50 people, as long as no admission is charged.
Collection
Robertson Media Center Streaming Content
Terms of Use
The library may stream this digitized content to its students, staff, and faculty, as long as the content is password-protected and accessible only to the UVa community. This license is valid for the life of the file.
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