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Andrew Dosunmu

Hit and Myth: Mother of George

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Infertility and its spiraling marital repercussions are the central focus of Mother of George, a riveting new film written by Darci Picoult, and directed by Andrew Dosunmu.

Middle of Nowhere and the Black Independent Film Movement

Roya Rastegar | Posted 12.11.2012 | Black Voices
Roya Rastegar

This weekend will be a critical marker for the burgeoning independent Black film movement. Opening in theaters in select cities this Friday, Middle of Nowhere is a compelling drama about a young newlywed who puts her happiness on hold as she eagerly awaits for her husband's early release from a five-year prison sentence.

Sundance 2011 and the Sound of My Generation

Roya Rastegar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roya Rastegar

Described as films that "stretch a low budget to create big art," the films in Next are more aptly characterized as films that cut straight into the pulse of American society. No quivering, no hesitation.