The starting point for this colourful film is a letter from human rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois to the American embassy in Brazil. The fact that in 1927 it was impossible for African Americans to travel to Brazil reminds us of the inequality still faced by that country’s black inhabitants.

Also see Reluctantly Queer.

The other films shown within History Is What's Happening

Filmmaker
Akosua Adoma Owusu
Premiere
World premiere
Country
Ghana
Year
2019
Medium
DCP
Length
9’
Language
Portuguese, English
Producer
Akosua Adoma Owusu
Production Company
Obibini Pictures
Sales
Obibini Pictures
Writer
W.E.B. Du Bois
Cinematography
Akosua Adoma Owusu
Editor
Dylan Bowman
Production Design
Akosua Adoma Owusu
Sound Design
Kari Rae Seekins