Directed by Andrew Dosunmu Written by Darci Picoult


In Andrew Dosunmu’s poetic and moving MOTHER OF GEORGE, Adenike (Danai Gurira) weds the charismatic Ayodele (Isaach De Bankolé), the owner of a small Nigerian restaurant in Brooklyn.  Their traditional wedding culminates in a ceremony where Adenike is named for her yet-to-be-conceived son, George. But as the months pass without pregnancy, Adenike faces uncomfortable and unfamiliar choices in her desperate struggle to save her marriage.  The film stars The Walking Dead’s Gurira in the title role and veteran actor De Bankolé as her husband, and co-stars Yaya Alafia and Tony Okungbowa; Parts & Labor’s Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy (BEGINNERS, COLD WEATHER) produced, along with Carly Hugo and Matt Parker (HIGHER GROUND, BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD).Distribution details here.