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Up Next in Short Films by Akosua Adoma Owusu

  • Bus Nut

    Directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu • 2015 • United States

    BUS NUT examines the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, a political and social protest against U.S. racial segregation on the public-transit system of Montgomery, Alabama, and its relationship to an educational video on school-bus safety.

  • 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...