• summerofgodsgirl
    The Summer of Gods
  • halfofayellowsun_1024x682
    Half of a Yellow Sun
  • You’reDeadToMe_960x540
    You're Dead to Me
  • HeroMars_1277x852
    Hero Mars
  • sonshine
    Son Shine

Reel Sisters, Kumble Theater & Imagenation Cinema Foundation Present Screening of Half of a Yellow Sun

Date/Time: October 25, 7:35 pm-9:35 pm
Location: Kumble Theater, LIU, Brooklyn
Tickets: $10



Director: Biyi Bandele             
Producer: Andrea Calderwood
Writer: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Synopsis: Olanna (Thandie Newton) and Kainene (Anika Noni Rose) are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family. Upon returning to a privileged city life in newly independent 1960’s Nigeria after their expensive English education, the two women make very different choices. Olanna shocks her family by going to live with her lover, the “revolutionary professor” Odenigbo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and his devoted houseboy Ugwu (John Boyega) in the dusty university town of Nsukka; Kainene turns out to be a fiercely successful businesswoman when she takes over the family interests, and surprises even herself when she falls in love with Richard (Joseph Mawle), an English writer.


Screening Dates: Oct. 25 & 26     Location: Spike Lee Screening Room

Tickets & schedule

The Summer of Gods

The Summer of Gods Trailer - from Eliciana Nascimento on Vimeo.

Director/Producer: Eliciana Nascimento
Synopsis: A troubled young girl named Lilly unites with her Afro-Brazilian religious ancestry on a summer visit with family to their ancestral village in rural Northeast Brazil. Soon after her arrival, she encounters Orishas (African Gods) who join with her grandmother to help her find peace with a gift that has previously vexed her.

You’re Dead to Me

You're Dead to Me Trailer - from Augie Robles on Vimeo.

Director: Wu Tsang    Producer: Melissa Haizlip
Synopsis: A grieving Chicana mother confronts an uninvited family member before her Dia de los Muertos celebration.

Join Reel Sisters for an exciting selection of 30 films!

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The Reel Sisters Film Festival is supported, in part, by Councilmember Jumaane Williams, 45 C.D., Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, 35 C.D., the National Endowment for the Arts (Art Works), the New York State Council on the Arts, Brooklyn Arts Council and New York City Dept. of Cultural Affairs.