“Simply relating the narrative of Andrew Dosunmu’s seductive immigrant drama Mother of George would do little to convey the film’s stark, poetic power, much less its extraordinary visual and sonic acumen.” Guy Lodge, Variety. A Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn have trouble conceiving a child—a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads to a shocking decision that could either save or destroy a family.
107 minutes; R
Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $9; $7 for Modern members; $6 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.