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Bus Nut
Bus Nut
16mm Film and Super-8 transfer to video
7 mins


'Bus Nut' re-articulates the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, a political and social protest against US racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery Alabama and its relationship to an educational video on school bus safety.


Produced by: Obibini Pictures, LLC
Directed & Produced by: Akosua Adoma Owusu
Cinematographer: Akosua Adoma Owusu
Editor: Akosua Adoma Owusu
Cast: MaameYaa Boafo
Sound Design & Mix by Kari Rae Seekins


Nominated - New Visions Short, San Francisco International Film Festival
Nominated - Best Short Film - Oberhausen Film Festival
Nominated - Best Experimental Short - BlackStar Film Festival
Nominated - Best Experimental Short - Guanajuato Film Festival
Nominated - Grand Jury Prize - AFI Fest 2015


Athens International Film & Video Festival, 2015
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, 2015
San Francisco International Film Festival, 2015
New York African Film Festival, 2015
BlackStar Film Festival, 2015
Guanajuato International Film Festival, 2015
Media City Experimental Film Festival, 2015
Boonies International Film Festival, 2015
Kasseler Dokumentarfilm, 2015
AFI Film Festival, 2015
Los Angeles FilmForum 2015
Museum of Modern Art, 2015
Play-Doc Festival, 2016
Yale University, 2016
Centre Pompidou, 2016