Wednesday, November 23 - Friday, December 23, 2022

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Aisha is an undocumented nanny working for a privileged couple in New York City. As she prepares for the arrival of the son she left behind in West Africa, a violent presence invades her reality, threatening the American Dream she is painstakingly piecing together.

“Kept me rapt from the start with its visuals and  mysteries, its emotional depth.” – Manohla Dargis, New York Times

“Revelatory from first to last.”- Amy Taubin, Artforum

Grand Jury Prize – US Dramatic Competition, Sundance Film Festival

  • Running Time 98 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor Amazon
  • Director Nikyatu Jusu
  • Cast Anna Diop, Michelle Monaghan, Sinqua Walls
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil, Closed Captioning, Descriptive Audio

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