Mother of George

Mother of George

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening




Not Rated

About the Film:

Adenike and Ayodele (The Walking Dead's Danai Gurira and veteran actor Isaach De Bankolé) are a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. Following the joyous celebration of the their wedding, complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child - a problem that devastates their family and defies cultural expectations, leading 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.

Presented as part of O-some! An Oscilloscope Retrospective, and The Black Cinema Series. The Black Cinema Series is presented by the Rochester Association of Black Journalists (RABJ) and the Little Theatre.