The Last Tree

Nov 16, 2021, 07:30 PM Buffalo Bayou Partnership Free Get Tickets

This program is preceded by a Third Coast themed Live DJ Set at 6:30pm.

In the event of bad weather, this event will be cancelled. This event is bring your own chair or blanket.

Also available virtually for 72 hours beginning Nov 18 at 7:30pm. For more information visit here.

Part of The Third Coast.

Directed by Shola Amoo, The Last Tree is the semi-autobiographical story of Femi (as a child played by newcomer Tai Golding), 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.

Country, Year United Kingdom, 2019
DirectorShola Amoo
WriterShola Amoo
CastNicholas Pinnock, Tuwaine Barrett, Denise Black, Gbemisola Ikumelo
ProducerMyf Hopkins, Lee Thomas
LanguageEnglish
Runtime98 MINS, SECS
Event TypeDJ Set, Film