A.V. Rockwell's breath-taking debut about a mother fighting to make a home for her son in a slowly gentrifying New York.
Fresh out of prison, Inez makes the decision that her 6-year-old son should be with his mother, not in the foster system. This decision changes the course of their lives. A Thousand and One is the Sundance Grand Jury Winning debut from A.V. Rockwell, about a mom fighting to provide a stable life for her son in New York.
Set within the folds of the city, the film is a gracious portrait of a woman and her child, and of a city that can chew you up and spit you out. Lead by Teyana Taylor (Coming 2 America, and recognisable as the musical collaborator with the likes of Beyoncé, Lauryn Hill and Missy Elliot), the cast create a deeply powerful world in the streets of Harlem, with her son Terry (T) being portrayed by Aaron Kingsley Adetola, Aven Courtney and Josiah Cross at 6, 13 and 17 years old respectively.
USA 2023 dir A.V. Rockwell 117 min
Captioned Screenings: Please note, the following screenings are HOH Captioned:
Saturday 6 May at 3:25pm in Cinema 3
Wednesday 10 May at 6:00pm in Cinema 1
There is audio description available for this title. We provide audio description using the Dolby Screentalk system. The film soundtrack comes through the speakers in the usual way and a recorded narrator explains what is happening on screen through personal headphones. Please
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