One Story Up
Episode 9 – "Home" by Adewale Olukayode
Season 1, Episode 9 • Drama, TV-14, 17-Jun-2021
Two immigrant brothers from Nigeria are pitted against each other when one pursues the American Dream and the other gets fed up by the cycle of oppression that defines it. Followed by a Q&A with emerging Nigerian filmmaker Adewale Olukayode.
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