Harlem International Film Festival

THIN SKIN - Centerpiece Selection East Coast Premiere

Expired September 15, 2020 1:00 AM
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THIN SKIN                                                                             East Coast Premiere

Director: Charles Mudede

Country: US, Running Time: 91 min

THIN SKIN is a film adaptation of Ahamefule Oluo’s Off-Broadway hit musical play Now I’m Fine, about a harrowing period in the comedian and musician’s real life. A fever dream of recollections of Oluo ’s experiences escaping a go-nowhere office life dominated by a proselytizing boss, a broken marriage and a wacky mother, and all of it falling under the aching shadow of his missing father who one day took leave to Nigeria and never returned. And just as Oluo seems to be turning it all around, with his two young daughters in tow, he is struck by an illness that literally causes his skin to dissolve. It’s challenge enough to hold your family together and keep a grip on everything without literally having your body fall apart at the same time.

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    91 min
  • Director
    Charles Mudede
  • Producer
    Jennessa West, Michael Seiwerath, Jonathan Caso