THE LAST TREE (98 NR)
VIRTUAL CINEMAPOLIS SCREENINGS BEGIN 6/26
48 hour rental available for $10
What is virtual cinema?
The semi-autobiographical story of Femi, a British boy of Nigerian heritage who, after being fostered in rural Lincolnshire,
moves to inner-city London to live with his birth mother. In his teens, Femi (Sam Adewunmi) is struggling with the culture and values of his new environment. Femi must decide which path to adulthood he wants to take, and what it means to be a young black man in London during the early 00s.
Director: Shola Amoo
Writer: Shola Amoo
Stars: Nicholas Pinnock, Denise Black, Tuwaine Barrett
Presented in collaboration with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival
” Thoughtfully alternates universal adolescent insecurities with urgently specific minority politics – filtered through a first-person perspective that itself oscillates between furious clarity and vivid confusion.”
~ Guy Lodge, Variety