Love and Pain trails Nigeria in 60's in new Bushman's trailer.
Love and Pain trails Nigeria in 60’s in new Bushman’s trailer. In the latest “Bushman” trailer, love and suffering follow a Nigerian in 1960s America.
Nigeria hosted the film’s African premiere last year for the 1960s production.
However the trailer for Kino Lorber and Milestone Film and Video’s 4K restoration of the 1971 film Bushman, which is. Centered around Paul Okpokam, a Nigerian immigrant living in the US in the 1960s, has been made public.
In the brief video posted to Twitter, Paul Okpokam, a Nigerian immigrant who struggles with prejudice and multiple romantic relationships, is shown touring San Francisco in the United States.
Okpokam describes the difficulties of attempting to depart, saying that she is unable to do so because of the turmoil in the US that followed the deaths of Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy, and then
Furthermore the Biafra Civil War, which was raging in Nigeria at the time.
It’s evident from the trailer that Bushman is an emotional trip. The writer, Tom Shales characterizes the film, which is shot in black and white in the Washington Post as, “perceptive and compassionate.” And Charles Champlin of the Los Angeles Times called it “a remarkably sensitive study of a man caught between cultures.”
The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will host the US premiere of this brand-new 4K restoration on February 2, 2024. It will first be screened at The Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) film preservation event the following week, on January 15, 2023.
The Film Foundation, Pacific Film Archive, and the University of California Berkeley Art Museum, with financial support from
The 1971 movie “Bushman,” about a Nigerian immigrant in the 1960s United States, is back in theaters.
Milestone claims that the restoration had its African premiere at the 2023 Bayelsa International Film Festival in Nigeria.