Photo by Kirkx. Courtesy of Amarachi Nwosu.

In Conversation with Amarachi Nwosu On Her Doc That's Exposing Complex Black Identities in Tokyo

The Nigerian-American director and all around creative chats with us about her short doc, "Black in Tokyo."

In the short documentary, Black In Tokyo, 23-year-old director Amarachi Nwosu explores the varying expatriate experiences of navigating the global scope of blackness. In Japan, one of the world's most homogenous nations, blackness functions as an inveterate staple of counterculture. So what does it mean to be black in spaces outside of the U.S. where blackness is both invisible and hypervisible; where blackness isn't fully understood?

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