Kuukua Eshun is a Ghanaian-American creative who splits her time between Ohio and her home Accra. Inspired by emotions and femininity, Kuukua raises awareness about social issues and mental health through her writing and film. As a woman who believes in changing the narrative and letting her voice be heard, she’s spoken at the Ohio State University, the University of Cincinnati, Ghana international school, re:publica Accra and many other platforms.
Her writing has been published in the ECA literary Magazine, Ghana web and many more.
Her short films have been showcased at Re:Publica Accra, Benpaali film festival and Right to dream soccer academy Akosombo, as well as her own solo film premiere in Jamestown Accra, December 2018.
She is also the co-founder of boxed kids, an organization prioritizes in the ultimate purpose in providing an education to the youth of Jamestown, Ghana. Boxedkids has caught the attention of platform like Skoll world forum, Embassy of Netherlands, Suitcase Mag, Nataal, Ignant, etc..
Her recent movement called Skate Gal Club is the first all-female skate crew in Ghana. Alongside with her partner Sandy Alibo as we have seen on vogue magazine, yahoo news, konbini and many others.
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Best Director (Female)
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Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood, CA
2020
Best Experimental Short
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Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood, CA
2020
Best Romantic Short
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Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood, CA
2020
Best Cinematography
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Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood
2020
Official Selection
Artist, Act of Love
Mashariki African Film Festival
Kigali
2020
Official Selection
Artist, Act of Love
Dividing Lines: An African American and Native American Symposium
Kennesaw, Georgia
2020
Official Selection
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The African Film Festival (TAFF)
Dallas, Texas
2020
Official Selection
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African Women Arts & Film Festival (AWAFFEST)
Dar es Salaam
2020
Won Best Shorts Recognition Award
Artist, Act of Love
Best Shorts Competition
San Diego, California
2020
Best Visual Effects Award
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Worldwide Women's Film Festival
Phoenix
2020
Official Selection
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Euro film fest
Accra
2020
Official Selection
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Nukhufest
New York
2019
Art & Culture
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Re:publica
Detroit
2019
Semi Finalist
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Top Shorts
College
Columbus State Community College
Art & Science
2016Present
Birth Date
May 18, 1994
Nickname
Kuuks
Birth City
Accra
Current City
Columbus, Ohio
Hometown
Aburi, Ghana
Height
5'11
Gender
Female
Ethnicity
Akan
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Taurus
Married To
N/A
Children
N/A
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