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IN THE WORKS: 'Mother of George' Director Dosunmu to Helm 'Fela Kuti' Musical Biopic for Focus

Focus Features is developing a drama about famed Nigerian musician/activist Fela Kuti, who was also front and center in the hit Broadway musical "Fela!" "Mother of George" filmmaker Andrew Dosunmu will direct "Fela Kuti," which Focus is describing as a "drama with music," as opposed to a fullblown musical.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • September 16, 2013 4:14 PM
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WATCH: 'Mother of George' Director Andrew Dosunmu Talks with NY Times Anatomy of a Scene

Check out this insightful "Anatomy of a Scene" video feature for the NY Times, where director Andrew Dosunmu talks a pivotal scene from the upcoming "Mother of George."
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • September 11, 2013 1:17 PM
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WATCH: Stunning First Trailer for Andrew Dosunmu's Sundance Winner 'Mother of George'

The stunningly gorgeous first trailer for director Andrew Dosunmu's "Mother of George" has arrived. Winner of the U.S. Dramatic Cinematography Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, the film stars Danai Gurira and Isaach De Bankole as a Nigerian couple in Brooklyn whose marriage is tested by their struggle to conceive.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • August 7, 2013 2:16 PM
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