Eyimofe (This is My Desire)

Jan 16, 2022, 05:00 PM Museum of Fine Arts Houston $9.00 Get Tickets

Films at the MFAH hosts in-person screenings of the HCAF20 selection Eyimofe (This is My Desire) in the Lynn Wyatt Theater at a limited capacity on Friday January 14th at 7pm, Saturday January 15th at 7pm, and Sunday January 16th at 5pm. Masks are required.

Tragedy and fate intervene as two Nigerians in Lagos try to better the lives of their families. Eyimofe (This is My Desire) is a film about two people’s quest for what they believe will be a better life on foreign shores. After Mofe loses his family and Rosa fails to deliver on a promise, their travel plans collapse forcing them to reconsider living abroad. As time passes and wounds heal, they learn the future they desperately seek can be built at home.

This film is only available in Texas.

Country, Year Nigeria, 2020
DirectorArie Esiri, Chuko Esiri
WriterChuko Esiri
CastJude Akuwudike, Temi Ami-Williams, Cynthia Ebijie, Tomiwa Edun, Jacob Alexander, Chioma 'Chigul' Omeruah
ProducerMelissa O. Adeyemo, Arie Esiri, Chuko Esiri
LanguageEnglish, English Subtitles
Runtime110 MINS, SECS
GenreNarrative
SubjectFilm
Event TypeFilm