COCKTAILS & CINEMA: Chapter & Verse
Friday & Saturday, September 15 + 16, 2017
Raw Space, 2031 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., New York, NY 10027
LIKE COTTON TWINES
Directed by Leila Djansi, 95 min., USA
Join ImageNation for cocktails, cinema and music at this special screening of LIKE COTTON TWINES. In this compelling drama, Omari Micah Brown (Jay Ellis from Issa Rae's INSECURE), an American English teacher thought his life in Ghana was going to be serene and self satisfying until he discovers his student, 14 year-old Tuigi (Ophelia Dzidzornu) is being forced to drop out of school. To atone for her father's crime, she will become a Trokosi - Wife of the gods. Locked in a battle between church and state, the past and the present, Micah is determined to help Tuigi have a life outside this tradition.