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    Posted June 24, 2014 by
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    Indigo Tongues Features Adepero Oduye


    Iyalode Productions brings you Indigo Tongues an exciting new interview series with trailblazers from Africa and the diaspora. Our debut series - Women in Media - features six episodes where we meet women in the media industries from Nigeria, Kenya, Jamaica, Sierra Leone and Guadeloupe. The debut interview from the ‘Women in Media’ series featured​ the award winning Nigerian TV hostess Funmi Iyanda, followed by Kenyan Filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu, Jamaica’s Leonie Forbes, Guadeloupe’s Marriette Monpierre and Nigerian-American Actress Adepero Oduye. Indigo Tongues will bring the inspiring voices of dynamic people from Africa and the diaspora onto one global platform online and on prospective media networks. The videos are available on the website at Follow on Twitter @indigoTongues and like us on Facebook/IndigoTongues


    Please watch and share with your audience, this up, close and personal video interview with the lovely 12YearsASlave Nigerian American Actress - Adepero Oduye


    Series 1 Episode 5. Adepero Oduye Video interview link -





    Adepero Oduye is one of the outstanding breakthrough actresses of the last decade. Her career includes an outstanding body of work in Film, Stage and TV. Her stellar debut lead role as Alike in Pariah, earned her several awards and nominations including The African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Breakthrough Performance and the NAACP Image Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture (nominated). Her role in 12 Years a Slave earned her a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. She made her Broadway debut in A Trip to Bountiful, a production that has won several theater awards including a Tony Award for Best Actress by Cicely Tyson. Adepero, the third of seven children is a graduate from Cornell University and lives in New York City. – Indigo Tongues

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