A Birthday Party


by Victoria Adeola Thomas


UK / 2022 / 12mins / Drama / English

The close relationship between twin sisters is shattered irrevocably when one insists on upholding tradition through the circumcision of her daughter.


About the Director

Victoria Adeola Thomas

Victoria Thomas is a Scotland-based filmmaker of Sierra Leonean and Nigerian descent. She started out as a producer of shorts and indie features and is now developing work as a writer/director. Recent projects include being a producer/director on the as yet untitled African Queens series for Netflix, Executive Produced by Jada Pinkett Smith. She is in advanced development on her debut fiction feature, Street Food, selected for Film London’s Production Finance Market 2019 and nominated by PFM for the Apulia Film Forum 2019, EIFF for IFP Week 2020, EAVE 2019/2020 and one of the winners of the 2002 Meryl Streep/Nicole Kidman supported Writers Lab NYC. She is in post-production on the Screen Scotland-backed documentary, Born In New York, Raised In Paris, which chronicles the role of hip hop in empowering disenfranchised black and Arab youths in France to highlight and protest police brutality. Alongside filmmaking, she is the Course Director of the MA International Film Business program at London Film School. Learn More