|Name Destiny Ekaragha|
Role Film director
|Movies Gone Too Far!|
|Awards Africa Movie Academy Award for Best First Feature Film by a Director|
Similar Bola Agbaje, Malachi Kirby, Adelayo Adedayo, Tosin Cole, Shanika Warren‑Markland
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Destiny Ekaragha is a British film director. She is only the third British black woman, following Ngozi Onwurah and Amma Asante, to have directed a feature-length film that was given theatrical distribution in the UK.
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- Destiny ekaragha breakthrough brit in 2014
- Future work
Destiny ekaragha breakthrough brit in 2014
Ekaragha began her career with a series of successful short films: Tight Jeans (2008), The Park (2009) and Chance Meeting (2013), all of which premiered at the BFI London Film Festival.
In 2013 she directed her first feature film, Gone Too Far!, an adaptation of Bola Agbaje's 2007 play of the same name. The film premiered at the 2013 BFI London Film Festival and was given a theatrical release in 2014. In 2014 BAFTA named her one of their Breakthrough Brits.
In 2015 Ekaragha announced that she would be directing Danny and the Human Zoo for BBC One television. The TV film was written by Lenny Henry and was a fictionalized version of his life. It premiered on 31 August 2015.
In 2014 in conjunction with her Breakthrough Brit award Ekaragha announced plans to shoot a zombie movie set in South East London as well as another project with Bola Agbaje set in Nigeria.