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April 20, 2011

ONE DAY I TOO GO FLY

(In Production)

A Feature-Length Documentary by Arthur Musah

Five African youths on a quest for knowledge at an elite American university, MIT. Shooting over 4 years as their lives meander between North America and Africa, this film will chronicle how they discover engineering, the world and themselves.

WE VENTURE HOME

(In Production)

A Feature-Length Documentary by Arthur Musah

When a team of MIT undergrads heads home to Nigeria to shake up education through a robotics summer camp for high-schoolers, their ideals are forced to grapple with reality.

REFUGE

(2010, 6mins)

Written & Directed by Arthur Musah

A soccer player from Ghana sneaks away during a game in Los Angeles in the hopes of establishing a new life in the US with the help of an old friend.

 

SCREENINGS

September, 2012:  Jakarta, INDONESIA
April 25, 2012: Torino GLBT Film Festival, Turin, ITALY [6.00PM @ Multisala Cinema Massimo 3]
January 28, 2012: PRIDE - Bloomington’s LGBTQ Film Festival, USA [7:00PM @ Buskirk-Chumley Theatre]
October 11, 2011: ImageOut Rochester Lesbian & Gay Film & Video Festival, USA      [9.30PM @ Little Theatre 1]
October 9, 2011:  Chéries-Chéris Festival de Films Gays, Lesbiens, Trans & ++++ de Paris, FRANCE
August 11, 12 & 13, 2011:  North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Durham, USA
July 30, 2011:  Gaze Film Festival, Dublin, IRELAND
July 7, 2011:  Entzaubert Filmfest, Berlin, GERMANY
June 4, 2011:  Fort Worth International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, USA    [6.00PM @ The Rose Marine Theatre]
May 10, 2011:  Boston LGBT Film Festival, USA     [8.30PM @ The Brattle Theatre]

 

PRESS

An interview with Amy Marcott from the Slice of MIT Alumni Blog: http://alum.mit.edu/pages/sliceofmit/2011/05/10/alum-film-festivals/.

 

ARTHUR’s BIO
I studied in the graduate film production program at the University of Southern California’s School Of Cinematic Arts, where I was an Annenberg Fellow. Prior to that I obtained undergraduate and graduate degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at MIT and worked for 4 years in the semiconductor industry. Born in my mother’s Ukraine, raised in my father’s Ghana, and now living in the United States, I love to explore characters defined by multiple worlds. I have worked on fiction and documentary shorts currently playing at film festivals across the world. Some of these include WHAT TO BRING TO AMERICA (2010, Producer), REFUGE (2010, Writer/Director), and COLOR BLIND (2011, Editor). I currently live in Boston, MA, where I combine my passion for engineering as a business intelligence consultant with my love for filmmaking on two documentaries exploring Africa and Africans in a globalized, technological age:  ONE DAY I TOO GO FLY (@onedayitoogofly) and WE VENTURE HOME (@weventurehome).

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