November 12, 2015 – Award winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s independent film distribution collective, ARRAY, presents a Los Angeles double feature – AYANDA, a drama dissecting love in all forms, and OUT OF MY HAND, a story of migration and masculinity set in Liberia.
Both films will run at Downtown Independent in Los Angeles, kicking off Friday, November 13th, at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. For additional information, Click Here.
To view the trailers, see below:
AYANDA Directed by Sara Blecher
After tragedy strikes, a young woman begins a journey of self-discovery as she struggles to save her father’s car repair shop along with her memory of him. AYANDA is a coming-of-age story from writer/director Sara Blecher that takes us into a vibrant Johannesburg community alive with love and humor, risk and reward, tragedy and triumph. This film held its world premiere screening at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival winning the Special Jury Prize in the World Fiction Competition.
OUT OF MY HAND Directed by Takeshi Fukunaga
OUT OF MY HAND takes viewers inside the humble life of Liberian rubber plantation worker, Cisco. Severe working conditions, failed unionization and corporate corruption ultimately drive him away from his family and his country to the foreign streets of New York City where his past forces him to confront his sense of isolation and belonging. This film debuted in the Panorama Section of the 2015 Berlin International Film Festival.