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Hey New York! See 'Mother Of George' One Day Early w/ Director Andrew Dosunmu In Person

by Tambay A. Obenson
September 9, 2013 8:09 PM
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Oscilloscope Danai Gurira in 'Mother of George'

It opens this Friday - one of two notable black films making their theatrical debuts (the other being Blue Caprice). 

But if you live in New York City, you can see Andrew Dosunmu's Mother Of George one day early; but not only that, the writer/director will be present for that screening, in person, for a Q&A following the screening.

The screening will take place at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, this Thursday, at 7pm. 

I suggest you pick up tickets now if you're interested in attending. 

Details below:


Mother of George

Thursday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

With director Andrew Dosunmu in person

Part of the series Changing the Picture, sponsored by Time Warner, Inc.

Dir. Andrew Dosunmu. 2013, 106 mins. DCP courtesy of Oscilloscope. With Isaach de Bankolé, Danai Gurira, Tony Okungbowa. Adenike and Avodele are a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. Following their joyous wedding celebration, complications arise from their inability to conceive a child, a devastating problem that leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save her family or destroy it. Acclaimed director Andrew Dosumnu (Restless City) captures the nuances of this unique and fascinating culture by creating a beautiful, vibrant, and moving portrait of a couple whose joys and struggles are at once intimate and universal.

Tickets: $15 public / $9 Museum members / free for Silver Screen members and above. ​Order online or call 718 777 6800 to reserve tickets. ​ ​For more information about becoming a Museum member and to join online, please click here.

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  • Marlon Wallace | September 9, 2013 9:47 PMReply

    This Friday, Sept. 13, one of three notable black films are released. There is an independent film called 'Four' that's hitting a limited release this weekend. You might not consider it a black film, but its cast is predominantly black and Hispanic, which is why I mention it here.

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