Chelsea Odufu | Short | 30 mins | 2016 | USA/Brazil | English | PG
Often considered a renaissance woman, Chelsea Odufu is a Newark, New Jersey native with Guyanese and Nigerian roots, Chelsea’s work focuses on narratives that explore the complex Black identity, with issues such as colorism, alcoholism, the stigmas of Black spirituality, gender and sexuality.
Chelsea created her film Ori Inu: In Search of Self with her brother Emann. This film has won best short film at the Newark International Film Festival has also been nominated for best director at upcoming film festivals. Articles about the film have been featured on NBC News, Huffington Post, Afropunk, Saint Heron, OkayAfrica and many more.