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Andrew Dosunmu's 'Mother Of George' Opens In DC For One Week Only (10/18)

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • October 15, 2013 8:59 AM
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I'm disappointed, yet not surprised, that Andrew Dosunmu's acclaimed sophomore effort, Mother of George, will be opening in my area for one week only.

In Production: Isaach de Bankole Stars In Côte d'Ivoire Filmmaker Philippe Lacôte's 'Run' (Pics)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 27, 2013 5:30 PM
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Côte d'Ivoire native Philippe Lacôte is making his feature film debut with a project titled Run, which was one of 15 projects selected for the Cannes L’Atelier - an initiative which runs during the Cannes Film Festival aimed at finding financing for projects by upcoming directors that are in an advanced state of development - last year (2012), when it first showed up on my radar.

DIY Release Of Provoking 'Machetero' Continues On VOD (Isaach de Bankolé, Not4Prophet Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 25, 2013 12:33 PM
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A lot of information here, so instead of me summarizing, here are words directly from the filmmaker himself, which are far more personal and thus I believe much more effective than anything I could say...

Box Office Figures For 'Mother Of George' & 'Blue Caprice' + Upcoming Theatrical Playdates

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 16, 2013 1:30 PM
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Both films opened over the weekend, both in new York City, both playing in one theater, so box office totals for each weren't exactly earth-shattering; but, their per screen averages were strong.In fact, Andrew Dosunmu's Mother of George, released by Oscilloscope, had the highest per screen average of any film in release over the weekend, at $22,500. In comparison, the number 1 film in terms of gross, Insidious Chapter 2, earned a per screen average of $13,463.And Blue Caprice, released by Sundance Selects, wasn't that far behind, in the top 5 per screen averages, with $15,200.By the way, after 2 weeks, Winnie Mandela, the Jennifer Hudson biopic on the life of Winnie Mandela, has grossed over $80,000 at the box office.For those in other cities (other than New York), here are the upcoming theatrical play-dates for both Mother of George and Blue Caprice:For Mother of George:09/13/13New York, NYAngelika Film Center09/20/13Atlanta, GALandmark Midtown Art Cinema09/20/13Los Angeles, CALaemmle Royal09/20/13New York, NYAMC Empire 2509/27/13Chicago, ILSiskel Film Center09/27/13Nashville, TNBelcourt09/27/13Seattle, WALandmark - TBD10/04/13Boston, MALandmark Kendall Square Cinema10/04/13Portland, ORLiving Room Theater10/18/13Washington, DCLandmark E-Street Cinema11/08/13Denver, COLandmark - TBD11/22/13Philadelphia, PALandmark Ritz at the BourseFor Blue Caprice:9/20 Roxie Theater San Francisco CA

Will 'Mother Of George' Play At A Theater Near You, As It Opens Today? Find Out Here...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2013 1:43 PM
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Oscilloscope Laboratories opens Andrew Dosunmu's lauded Sundance competition drama entry Mother of George in theaters, TODAY, in a limited release, as it gradually expands to other cities over the next 2-3 months.

Enter The S&A 'Mother of George' Ticket Giveaway - 3 Pairs For New York City Residents

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 12, 2013 3:14 PM
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Oscilloscope Laboratories opens Andrew Dosunmu's lauded Sundance competition drama entry Mother of George tomorrow, Friday, September 13, 2013, at theaters in major markets across the country.

Review: 'Mother of George' Is The Best Film I’ve Seen Thus Far This Year (Opens Friday)

  • By Dankwa Brooks
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  • September 9, 2013 12:41 PM
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Every year I pick a favorite film, among the many I see at the Maryland Film Festival, and this year it's a truly remarkable one—Mother of George.

'Mother Of George' Opens In Chicago Sept. 27

  • By Sergio
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  • August 7, 2013 11:12 PM
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Yesterday, Tambay posted the absolutely gorgeous looking trailer for Andrew Dosunmu’s new film Mother of George, which is being released by Oscilloscope Laboratories starting next month.

The 1st Trailer For Andrew Dosunmu's 'Mother of George' Is So Sumptuous You'll Want To Eat It

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 6, 2013 3:08 PM
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Trailer: 'Where The Road Runs Out' (1st Feature Shot In Equatorial Guinea) w/ Isaach De Bankolé

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 13, 2013 12:42 PM
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Dubbed the first feature film to shoot in Equatorial Guinea, the coastal country located in central Africa, here's a first trailer for a drama titled Where The Road Runs Out, which stars Isaach De Bankolé, along with Juilet Landau and Stelio Savante, which was shot over the last 2 months, in Equatorial Guinea, and other location in South Africa and the Netherlands.