Nwanyịbụife, a raw depiction of the lived experiences of seven Black women




Nwanyịbụife is a thought – provoking art and documentary feature by Chin We exploring identity, heritage, mental health, motherhood/family, LGBTQIA+ and climate change. A raw depiction of the lives and experiences of seven Black women from across the African diaspora, narrated in their native mother-tongue of Swahili, Yoruba, Igbo, Italian, Spanish, Swati, LesothoKikuyu and Patois, with English subtitles



Starring                        Adaeze Ihebom

                                     Elsie Kibue-Ngare

                                     Theodorah Ndlovu

                                     Wamaitha Ng’ang’a

                                     Chisara Agor

                                     Ibidola Sogbesan

                                     Rethabile Melato



Watch the trailer below   



Nwanybife was considered for a nomination in six categories  for the 2024 BAFTA film Awards 

Nwanybife was one of the remarkable British Films in foreign language shortlisted by BAFTA for the United Kingdom submission for consideration for the International Feature Award at the 2024 Academy Awards (The Oscars)


Nwanyịbụife is making the festival rounds at the moment. If you are interested in commissioning the screening  and/or having a panel of cast and crew contact the director via info.chinweart@gmail.com




Chin We is a multidisciplinary artist. Her work explores themes of identity, culture, representation, heritage and the African diaspora through the medium of photography, film and mixed media 




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