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Monday, April 16, 2012

Restless City: A Film by Andrew Dosunmu

((  Written By:  Staff Writer ))  Coming to a theater near you this month is Restless City: A Film by Andrew Dosunmu about an Africa immigrant—Djibril—surviving on the fringes of New York where music is his passion, life is a hustle, and falling in love is his greatest risk. Djibril has endured many travails by the time he arrives in New York, where has has lofty dreams to become a musician, a pop star and one day return to Africa where his mother and father toil for a meager living. By day Djibril sells merchandise on Canal Street for a small income that keeps him going as he continuously seeks to find a way to succeed as a singer. He has made many friends on Canal Street and one of them is Bekay, a complex man whom Djibril finds difficult to trust. Bekay is a shady character who sells bootlegged CDs to Djibril and also runs a secret brothel. It is at Bekay's brothel that things take a turn when Djibril sees beautiful Trini for the first time and he becomes involved in Bekay's dealings. For premier dates and to view the movie's trailer, visit

((  Photo Credits:  Restless City Movie Poster Art  ))