Run Time: 104 min Year Produced: 2021 Language: English Directed by: Ali LeRoi Starring: David James Elliott, Sammi Rotibi, Nicola Peltz, Spencer Neville, Steven Silver
This film appeals to: Gay audiences Booking Formats: Contact us for available formats.

In The Obituary of Tunde Johnson, a wealthy, Nigerian-American teenager is pulled over by police, shot to death, and immediately awakens, trapped in a terrifying time loop that forces him to confront difficult truths about his life and himself. Tackling the social issues of racism, police brutality, LGBTQ acceptance, mental health and addiction, The Obituary of Tunde Johnson confronts these seminal issues, all too prevalent in American society.

Awards & Press Quotes

“Defies genre… lingers in your mind days after you’ve seen it.” – The Hollywood Reporter

“Tense, gripping and smartly structured.” – NPR

“Effortlessly balances issues to tell a refreshing tale of identity.” – Deadline

“Essential in moving the needle for change.” – The Advocate

“Revelatory, effectively capturing the unique pressures of being both Black and gay.” – NYLON

“Steven Silver gives an incredible performance” – AwardsDaily