Nikyatu Jusu | @nikyatu

Nikyatu Jusu is a Sierra Leonean-American writer and director. Her latest film, Suicide by Sunlight, follows Valentina, a day-walking black vampire protected from the sun by her melanin, who is struggling regain custody of her estranged daughters. Jusu is also known for her critically acclaimed short films Flowers, Say Grace Before Dying, Black Swan Theory and African Booty Scratcher.

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Suicide by Sunlight (2019)


Flowers (2015) (short)

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Black Swan Theory (2011) (short)


Say Grace Before Drowning (2011) (short)


African Booty Scratcher (2007) (short)