Joy, it's Nina

Thorburn, J. 2012. Joy, it's Nina.

TitleJoy, it's Nina
CreatorsThorburn, J.
Description

Shot in England and Nigeria this evocative and original film builds on the experiences and emotional lives of West African women living in the UK separated from their families.

The stories are based on news and court reports and Joy Elias-Rilwan’s own life, including voice mails left on her answer-machine by the legendary singer Nina Simone, her friend and self proclaimed ‘Spiritual Mother’. From January 2013 Official selections for International Festivals in London, Scotland/UK. New York, San Francisco New Jersey, South Carolina/USA. Harare/Zimbabwe, Calabar/Nigeria, Zanzibar/Tanzania, Addis Ababa/Ethiopia.

Date2012
Media typeVideo
Web address (URL)http://www.joyitsnina.com/
Publication dates
Published2012
Output media34 minute film

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