Run Time: 104 min Release Date: May 11, 2021 Year Produced: 2021 Rating: Not Rated Language: English, English/Closed Captions 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