African Film Festival Inc., Doc Watchers' Inc, and Maysles Cinema Present:|
Four Days of African Docs and Verite Fiction
Sunday, May 18th, 7:00pm
Udoka Oyeka, 2013, 21 min, Nigeria
Living Funeral tells the inspiring story a young woman coming to terms with her battle with breast cancer. It portrays an incredible journey of hope, bravery and despair. To help her family deal with their grief, the young woman arranges a farewell for her family to help ease their pain; a celebration of life A living funeral.
B for Boy
Chika Anadu, 2013, 118 min, Nigeria
In contemporary Nigeria, a 40-year-old pregnant woman raises a 7-year-old daughter, runs her own successful business and maintains a happy marriage. However, her failure to produce a son for her husband makes her a target of derision among family, friends and neighbors. When her pregnancy ends unexpectedly in a miscarriage, she takes extreme measures to keep the hope of a male heir alive.
Maysles Cinema (View)
343 Malcolm X Blvd
New York, NY 10027
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