A Summer in 1993 in Spanish Harlem finally reveals the secret past of Cuban-American cardiac nurse Negra Centron. A childhood secret torments the life and stifles the growth of a beautiful woman. The ancient religion of the Yoruba people of Nigeria, known as Regla de Ocha and Santeria in the Diaspora, is the engine behind this supernatural mystery thriller. This African-evolved religion, with its magic, is the backdrop for this tale of love, hate, deceit, betrayal, obsession, forgiveness, acceptance, and hope. Magic, ritual, and destiny are the threads unraveling this gripping, edgy, mystery/thriller.
Pressured by a suspicious mother, a strange bed-fellow, and an amorous co-worker, Negra battles to keep a childhood secret from unraveling while a restless spirit and the African gods seek justice...
Friday, June 10, 2011
ORIGINAL CAST MEMBER AND AMAA WINNER HOJI FORTUNA'S AWARD WINNING FILM OPENS
Orignal cast member from "A Wound In Time", and winner for Best Supporting Actor of the African Movie Academy Awards, Hoji Fortuna, is receiving recognition for his talent worldwide with writeups in the major press. The award winning film "Viva Riva" opened on both coasts this week. Here is a trailer. Hoji is the elegant, but malevolent character in white. I saw the film at it's Lincoln Center screening and truly enjoyed it. Please go out and support and see Hoji's great work. BTW Hoji played the malevolent character of Clinton Williams in "A Wound In Time".
Posted by S.L. WILSON at 11:22 AM