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Mother of George

Ongoing

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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