Director: Maurice Dwyer & Adetoro Makinde
United States, 2004, 19 min
Cast:Abi Tokan-Adeshina, Ade Adewoyin, Adetoro Makinde, Monique Desiree, Ray Campbell
Crew:Producer & Screenwriter: Adetoro Makinde - Co Producer: K. Marie Walters - Executive Producers: Adetoro Makinde, Janel C. Scarborough, Eddie Steeples - Editor: Chris A. Peterson - Cinematographer: Greg Williams - Original Score: Ariel A. Blumenthal - Traditional Music: Francis Awe - Sound Design: Geoff Green
Sales:Adetoro Makinde - Backdoor Films - www.BackdoorFilms.com
As a Nigerian-American, Bisi has lived her life balancing between the freedom of an American lifestyle and the beliefs of her Yoruba ancestors. On the eve of her wedding tradition takes over, but it could cost her the man she loves.
About the director
Maurice Dwyer: Originally, from Mt. Vernon, NY, Maurice received his B.A. from Temple University in filmmaking. As an actor, he's appeared in many stage plays, independent films and guest starred in the CBS drama "Now and Again", for which he was submitted for Emmy consideration. His directing credits include For Charity's Sake, the award-winning WHOA (Sundance 2002), Cop Block produced as a semi-finalist for the Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival at the Cannes Film Festival 2002, 3 Minutes, under the Fox Searchlight: Searchlab Program.
Adetoro Makinde: A first generation Nigerian-American, Adetoro is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C. Along with several Off-Broadway and regional stage performances, her credits include "Homicide", "100 Center Street", "Little Senegal" and "Only In America". She's also produced the short films For Charity's Sake, the award-winning WHOA (Sundance 2002), Cop Block as a semi-finalist for the Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival at the Cannes Film Festival 2002 and 3 Minutes, under the Fox Searchlight: Searchlab Program.
Maurice Dwyer & Adetoro Makinde's filmography
- IN TIME, 2004 (Festival 2005)
Executive Producer Janel C. Scarborough will be available for Q&A after the screening.