A project that has been long in the works for a while now as it was originally a short of the same name, Dara Ju in its feature length shape was part of Sundance’s 2014 Producing Lab, IFP (the No Borders Program) and Film Independent (the Directing Lab) programs while Anthony Onah was profiled in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces and took part of Sundance Institute’s Catalyst Initiative. Filming took place last March with thesps Lucy Griffiths and Aml Ameen toplining.
Gist: A young Nigerian-American financier struggles with love, family, and a prescription drug dependency as his ambitions steer him down a criminal path.
Production Co./Producers: Justin Begnaud (A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night), Anthony Onah, Kishori Rajan (May in the Summer)
Prediction: NEXT section.
U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. WME (domestic/international)
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