Children of God

  • Children of God
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2010
Format : Feature
Running time : 103 (in minutes)

Jonny (Johnny Ferro), an awkward painting student, is "banished" by his instructor to the remote island of Eleuthera to focus on his work and find his voice. But first he finds Romeo (Stephen Tyrone Williams), a handsome, self-confident guy who shows Jonny the scenic spots, and a bit more. Romeo's got a girlfriend, however, as well as a blustery mother who willfully ignores any clue or hint he drops to set her straight.

Meanwhile, Lena (Margaret Laurena Kemp), a pastor's wife, has also made her way to this distant spot to contemplate her future in relative calm. Tired of her husband spouting high-and-mighty, anti-gay rhetoric at rallies while refusing to own up to the cruelty and contradictions in his private life, Lena has a decision to make.

starring Van Brown, Johnny Ferro Mark Ford, Margaret Kemp, Stephen Tyrone Williams

Directed by Kareem J. Mortimer
Written by Kareem J. Mortimer

Produced by Trevite Willis, Richard Lemay, Kareem Mortimer, Jay Gotlieb


2011 Jury Award, Best Film, Teaneck International Film Festival

2011 Audience Award, Best Film Aruba International Film Festival

2011, Jury Award Best Film, Festival del Mar, Mallorca

2011, Jury Award, Best Actor, Stephen Tyrone Williams Festival del Mar

2010 Feature to Watch, The Independent

2010 Audience Award, Best Narrative Newfest

2010 Best Film, Hawaii Rainbow Film Festival

2010 Best Gay Film, Ft. Worth Q cinema

2010 Audience Award Turin GLBT Film Festival

2010 Jury Award, Best film made in the Caribbean Spirit. Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival

2010 People's Choice Award, Best Feature Film, Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival

2010 Best Film, Atlanta Out on Film

2010 Best Actor, Johnny Ferro, Atlanta Out On Film

2010, Best Director, Atlanta Out On Film

2010 Best International Feature, QBC International Film Festival

2010 Best Script, LesgaiCinemad, Kareem Mortimer

2010 Best Director, LesGaiCinemad,

2010 Best Film, LesGaiCinemad


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  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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