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Up Next in Short Films by Akosua Adoma Owusu

  • Reluctantly Queer

    Directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu • 2016 • Ghana
    Starring Kwame Edwin Otu

    This epistolary short film invites us into the unsettled life of a young Ghanaian man struggling to reconcile his love for his mother with his queer identity amid the increased tensions incited by Ghana’s anti-LGBT politics. ...

  • On Monday of Last Week

    Directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu • 2018 • United States
    Starring Chinasa Ogbuagu, Peter Rini, Karyn Parsons

    A story by acclaimed Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie provides the basis for this exploration of race, liberalism, and sexuality centered on an encounter between a Nigerian woman and...

  • Mahogany Too

    Directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu • 2018 • United States
    Starring Esosa E.

    Inspired by Nollywood’s distinct reimaginings in the form of sequels, MAHOGANY TOO examines and revives Diana Ross’s iconic portrayal of Tracy Chambers in the 1975 cult classic MAHOGANY.