Akosua Adoma Owusu
2014
Kwaku Ananse,
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful,
Me Broni Ba
Feminist & Women's Media Festival
Brown University Cable Car Cinema
March 15, 2014, 8:00pm
2014
Kwaku Ananse
UC Berkeley Pacific Film Archives
screening with works by Frances Bodomo
& Bentley Brown
Between Cultures: Recent African Shorts
February 12, 2014, 7pm
2014
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Black Radical Imagination at
AstroBlackness Conference
February 13, 2014, 6-7:30pm Los Angeles, California
2014
Kwaku Ananse
Pan African Film & Arts Festival
Rave Cinemas
February 7, 2014, 9:55pm
February 11, 2014, 1:00pm
2014
Black Sunshine
Berlin International Film Festival
Berlinale Script Station
February 8-13, 2014, Germany
2014
Intermittent Delight,
Me Broni Ba (My White Baby),
Drexciya,
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Whitney Museum of American Art
acquired by permanent collection
2014
Anancy
Ghost Nature
curated by Caroline Picard
Gallery 400 at University of Illinois at Chicago and
La Box in Bourges, France
January 17 – February 8, 2014
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Dubai International Film Festival
Muhr AsiaAfrica Competition, Dubai
December 11, 2013, 6:15pm
December 12, 2013, 1:15pm
2013
Kwaku Ananse
screening with Perished Diamonds by
Anita Afonu
Rex Cinema Accra
Save the Rex! Launch Party
December 7, 2013, 8pm
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Izmir Short Film Festival
Alsancak - Izmir, Turkey
November 21, 2013, 9:00pm
2013
Anancy
Dialogue at Tambaran Gallery
Opening - November 6, 2013, 6-9pm, New York
November 7, 2013-January 25, 2014
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Film Africa 2013
Royal African Society, UK
November 3, 2013, 6:30pm
2013
Kwaku Ananse
New Wave in African Cinema Film Series
The Cinematheque Vancouver
November 2, 2013, 4:30pm
Liu Institute for Global Issues
November 4, 2013, 6:00pm
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Africa in Motion (AIM) Film Festival
In competition, Edinburgh & Glasgow
October 28th, 2013, 8:25pm
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Festival du Nouveau Cinema
In Competition, Montreal, Canada
October 14th, 9:00pm
October 16th, 12:46pm
2013
Black Sunshine
SØRFOND Pitching Forum
Owusu's feature selected in FilmFrasor
October 14th - 17th, 2013, Oslo, Norway
2013
Kwaku Ananse
BFI London Film Festival
UK Premiere, London
October 9th, 8:45 PM
October 12th, 3:30 PM
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
LA Weekly Arts
Owusu's work is called "so charming" in
Five Artsy Things to Do in L.A.
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Calarts REDCAT
Black Radical Imagination
October 7th, 8:30 pm, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Parallel Film Collective
Hair in the Gate
September 19th, 6:30pm, Washington, DC
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Africine Magazine
Owusu interviews with Africine at Toronto Film Festival
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Toronto International Film Festival
North American Premiere / Canada
September 5th, 6:00 PM, Jackman Hall
September 7th, 9:00 AM, Jackman Hall
2013
Owusu’s works on Triple Consciousness featured in
International Review of African American Art
Vol 24. No 3A
2013
Drexciya
The Future Weird organized by OkayAfrica
curated by Derica Shields & Megan Eardley
Spectacle Theater
August 26th, 8pm & 10pm, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Drexciya and Me Broni Ba
Bold Tendencies - Africa Is A Film
sponsored by Africa is a Country
Peckham Multistorey Car Park
August 22nd, 8:30 p.m., London, UK
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Artists Television Access
Black Radical Imagination Showcase
August 31st, 8:00 pm, San Francisco, CA
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Black August Film Festival
The Brecht Forum
August 13th, 7:00 PM, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Art League Houston
Black Radical Imagination Showcase
August 9th, at 7:00 pm
August 10th, from 12-5PM
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
BlackStar Film Festival
International House of Philadelphia
August 1st, 2013 at 12:30 pm
2013
Black Sunshine
MacDowell Artists Colony Fellowship
screenwriting residency
July 29th-September 4th, 2013
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Expresion en Corto Festival
in competition
July 20th, 6:00 PM
July 26th, 2:00 PM
Guanajuato, Mexico
2013
Black Sunshine wins
Durban FilmMart
Arte France Arte International Prize
July 19th-22nd, 2013 Durban, South Africa
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Durban International Film Festival
in competition
July 26th, 2013, 3:30pm
July 27th, 2013, 6:00pm
Durban, South Africa
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Jagran Film Festival
July 8th, 2013, 3:30pm, New Delhi, India
September 26th, 2013 at 4pm Mumbai, India
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Alliance Francaise d’Accra
with live music by Koo Nimo, Kyekyeku,
& This House Is Not For Sale
Alliance Francaise
July, 4th 2013 at 7pm, Accra, Ghana
2013
Kwaku Ananse
El Espejo Film Festival
Berlinale Go Exterior Program
June 27th, 2013, 7pm, Bogotá, Colombia
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Cesar Film Academy
UNESCO’s Golden Nights Panorama
Worlds Best Short Films of the Year
June 17th, 2013, at 7pm & 9pm, Paris, France
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Art Basel Better Days
showing with work by Cauleen Smith
in Black Radical Imagination Showcase
June 14th, 2013
2013
Kwaku Ananse
Cannes Short Film Corner
Cannes Court Metrage
Cannes, France
May 15th-May 26th, 2013
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Black Cinema House
in Black Radical Imagination Showcase
Chicago, Illinois
May 19th, 2013 at 6pm
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts
in Black Radical Imagination Showcase
Soul of Brooklyn, NY
April 26th, 8pm
2013
Kwaku Ananse wins
Africa Movie Academy Award
Best Short Film
Bayelsa State, Nigeria
April 20th, 2013
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful receives
Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker
Ann Arbor Film Festival
March 25th, 2013
2013
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful
51st Ann Arbor Film Festival
in competition
March 23th, 9:30pm
2013
Intermittent Delight
Parallel Film Collective
Hair in the Gate
Washington, DC
March 21st, 6:30PM
2013
Kwaku Ananse,
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful,
Drexciya, and
Me Broni Ba (My White Baby)
CinemAfrica Film Festival
Retrospective
March 13th-March 17th, Stockholm, Sweden
2013
Tribeca Heineken Affinity Award
Owusu’s feature and Creative Capital project, BLACK SUNSHINE is being
nominated for the first ever Tribeca Film Institute Heineken Affinity Award
for African American filmmakers.
2013
Papillion Institute of Art
Owusu's work, ME BRONI BA is included
in Black Radical Imagination exhibition at the Papillion Institute of Art
Saturday, Feb. 16th at 7PM, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Director's Lounge
Owusu's film, DREXCIYA will participate in Experiments
in Cinema program at Director's Lounge in Berlin, Germany
2013
Berlin International Film Festival
Owusu will have the world premiere of her film, KWAKU ANANSE,
in competition for the Golden Bear prize at the Berlinale Shorts
9.2., 22:00, CINEMAXX 3
12.2., 16:00, CINEMAXX 5
14.2., 22:00, CINEMAXX 3
16.2., 17:45, COLOSSEUM 1
February 11-February 17, 2013, Berlin, Germany
2013
Video Slink Uganda
Intermittent Delight
Video Slink Uganda, curated by Marisa Jahn
February 6th-March 6, 2013, Uganda
2012
Art Matters Grant
Owusu is awarded a travel grant for her film, KWAKU ANANSE from Art Matters
2012
Union Docs
Retrospective of short films & influences with Akosua Adoma Owusu
Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful, Drexciya, Me Broni Ba (My White Baby), and Intermittent Delight,
screens with works by Rebecca Baron
and Ayoka Chenzira
December 16, 7:30pm, Brooklyn, NY
2012
Studio Museum in Harlem
Akosua Adoma Owusu featured in Fore at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.
Nov 11, 2012 - Mar 10, 2013, New York
2012
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Owusu’s work, DREXCIYA, screens in the Rencontres Internationales program
at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin
July 3rd, 2012, 9 PM, Germany
2012
Locarno Film Festival
Owusu’s feature film, 'BLACK SUNSHINE', is selected in Locarno Film Festival’s
Open Doors co-production mart
August 1st- August 8th, 2012, Switzerland
2012
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen
Owusu’s film, SPLIT ENDS, I FEEL WONDERFUL, is included
in the International Competition of the 58th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
April 26th – May 1st, 2012, Germany
2012
Images Film Festival
Owusu’s short, SPLIT ENDS, I FEEL WONDERFUL, screens as part of the
Images Film Festival’s 25th Anniversary in Toronto
April 12th-21st, 2012, Canada
2012
Sarah Jacobson Film Grant
Owusu receives Sarah Jacobson Film Grant for her short film, KWAKU ANANSE
2012
Studio Museum in Harlem
Owusu’s short film, 'SPLIT ENDS, I FEEL WONDERFUL', premieres in
The Bearden Project
at the Studio Museum in Harlem
Mar 29, 2012 - May 27, 2012, New York
2012
Toronto International Film Festival
Owusu’s film, DREXCIYA, is included in the Toronto International Film Festival’s
African Shorts program
February 16th- February 29th, 2012, Canada
2012
Focus Features Africa First Award
Owusu wins Focus Features Africa First commission,
which supports emerging African filmmakers making short films