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Fragments is an animated, semi-autobiographical story documenting the journey of a young girl trying to navigate her biracial identity, broken home and the society that doesn't accept her. This short was created independently by Adekemi Roluga during the Covid-19 pandemic and she narrates her own experiences growing up as a mixed-race child.

Adekemi Roluga is a 21-year-old, Afro-British writer-director, who thrives on telling diverse and minority stories, focusing on topics of diversity, social realism, social injustice, and sexuality in all creative forms. She is an alumnus of the Manchester/NFTS BFI Film academies and Bournemouth University, where her graduate film, Fragments, screened at various festivals nationwide. Adekemi is now in post-production of her BBC New Creatives drama, which explores the internal emotions of black individuals who are experiencing micro-aggressive racism. more...

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