Writer/ director Adura Onashile
Producers Ciara Barry & Rosie Crerar
In this coming of age drama, 11 year old Ama and her mother, Grace, take solace in the gentle but isolated world they obsessively create. But Ama’s growing up threatens the boundaries of their tenderness, and forces Grace to reckon with a past she struggles to forget.
GIRL is currently in production with BBC Film, BFI and Screen Scotland. GIRL was developed by BBC Film, iFeatures and Scottish Film Talent Network and their Write4Film programme.
Adura Onashile is an award winning Glasgow based artist. She wrote and directed “Expensive S**t”, which won a Fringe First award, and was highly commended for the Amnesty International Freedom of Speech. She has written a short, Pancake for BBC Scotland and is developing her first feature film GIRL with barry crerar and is developing new work with The National Theatre of Scotland and Synchronicity. She was a Channel 4 playwright Bursary winner, part of the iFeatures programme, BBC Writers Room and LFF Network cohort.