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Hey, I'm Nike!

New York, New York

Nike (NEE-kay) Kadri is an NYC-based, 1st generation Nigerian-American, classically trained AEA actress and a singer, dancer, playwright, filmmaker, songwriter and musician, born in Texas and raised in Georgia. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training Program with a minor in Communication Studies.

 

Nike is the creator, executive producer, and writer of her first dramatic short film BY THE TIDE. Click for more:  She could not be more excited to make her directorial debut with her second dramatic short and first psychological thriller HER FIRST KILL.

 

As a writer and creator Nike desires to create opportunity and exposure for under-represented emerging artists who are passionate about creating work for and by artists like themselves so they can succeed financially and artistically in an industry that has great potential to give voice to minority artists in New York City and beyond.

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The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles • Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.


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Lost Bayou

Lafayette • Drama, Family

A struggling addict ventures out into the Louisiana swamp to discover that her estranged faith healer father is hiding a troubling secret.


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Little Evil Bookshop

Seattle • Comedy, Satire

When the world's most powerful occult leader visits a modest mystic bookshop, its owner must impress him at all costs.


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A Room Full of Nothing

Austin • Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.


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Indiana

Upland • Drama, Family

The family-fractured lives of a racist auto-mechanic, a retired widower, and a queer Christian-college student intertwine at a bar.


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Xerxes

Jersey City • Sci-Fi, Thriller

While recovering at his estranged childhood home from cochlear implant surgery, Xerxes spirals down the rabbit hole and may never climb out.


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Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles • Drama, Satire

A film about a group of performance artists who are looking for love, connection and significance in Los Angeles.


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Bitter Taste

New York • Drama

A dark drama about a Scottish Michelin-star Chef who relives memories of his childhood through cooking.


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Her First Kill

New York • Drama, Thriller

A religious young mother abducts her best friend to find out the truth about her missing sister.


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Tracing the Hairstons

New York • Documentary, History

This three-part documentary series explores the journey of the Hairston’s and shows how American slavery helped propel the Hairston’s to one


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Interference

New York • Drama, Thriller

A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.


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Blood Stains

Los Angeles • Horror, Thriller

Leaving his band and girlfriend behind to become a star in America, an ambitious singer meets a mysterious hitch-hiker with a plan.


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CASHED

New York • Comedy, Drama

Suddenly unemployed on her 25th birthday, Jess struggles to find peace (and pot) amidst the unique obstacles of life as a Millennial in NYC.


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Exposure

Pepin • Romance, LGBTQ

Two women set off on separate journeys of self-reflection and contemplation. What happened between them? How did the relationship die?


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Kinesthesia

Los Angeles • Drama, Shorts Program

Frustrated at her inability to accurately remember a particular time of happiness in her life, Minny sets out to find it again.


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