On Monday of Last Week

On Monday of Last Week

USA | 2018 | 14 minutes | Akosua Adoma Owusu

Based on a short story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Kamara, a Nigerian woman, finds herself on a journey to self-realization.

Director Biography
Akosua Adoma Owusu is a Ghanaian-American avant-garde filmmaker, producer, and cinematographer. "Kwaku Ananse" won the 2013 African Movie Academy Award. "Reluctantly Queer" was nominated for the Golden Bear and Teddy Award at the 2016 Berlinale and played at Rotterdam, New Directors/New Films among others.

  • Director: Akosua Adoma Owusu
  • Principal Cast: Chinasa Ogbuagu, Peter Rini, Karyn Parsons, Jill Shackner, Farouk James Premeph
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: USA, Ghana
  • Year: 2018
  • Running Time: 14 minutes
  • Producer: Akosua Adoma Owusu, Daniel Haley
  • Screenplay: Akosua Adoma Owusu
  • Cinematographers: P. Sam Kessie
  • Editors: Romulo Alejandro
  • Music: M.anifest, Les Nubians, Nathan Ruyle
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: English
  • Format: DCP
  • US Distributor: Obibini Pictures LLC
  • International Sales: Obibini Pictures LLC

This film is playing as a part of ShortsFest Opening Night 2018

It is our great pleasure to open our ShortsFest weekend with this collection of superb short films from around the world that exemplify the art of storytelling in all its variety. Comedy and drama, live action and animation-these films prove that short is truly sweet.

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