Mother of George

Release date:September 13, 2013

Studio:Oscilloscope Laboratories

Director:Andrew Dosunmu

MPAA Rating:N/A


Starring:Danai Gurira, Isaach de Bankole, Yaya DaCosta Alafia, Tony Okungbowa, Bukky Ajayi, Angelique Kidjo


Plot Summary:

After the joyous wedding between Adenike (Gurira) and Ayodele (De Bankolé), a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, marital complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child. The problem devastates their family and defies cultural expectations, leading Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save her family or destroy it. Dosunmu 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.