U25 & Students
Disabled or Unwaged
Director: Nikyatu Jusu
Cast: Anna Diop, Michelle Monaghan, Sinqua Walls
Duration: 97 mins
★★★★ – Time Out
Nikyatu Jusu’s directorial debut comes in the shape of a psychological thriller following a Senegalese woman who has recently migrated to the USA.
When she takes on a job caring for the daughter of an affluent couple, her hopes of providing for her family at home seem at last in reach, however her reality begins to be disturbed by a nefarious presence both in her sleep and waking hours.
Preoccupied by the anguish of being apart from her son, the American dream she longs for begins to crumble.