Ekwa Msangi's award-winning and critically acclaimed feature film Farewell Amor premiered in competition at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, garnering 100% on Rottentomatoes, and was bought for distribution by IFC Films.
Showing a very different perspective of an immigrant life and love story, Farewell Amor Is a sensitive and thought-provoking drama that offers a glimpse into the experiences of New York’s African immigrant population.
We spoke to Ekwa about the film, her story, and her for audiences watching Farewell Amore
Farewell Amor is currently available to watch on MUBI - find out more here.
Esther and Sylvia arrive in New York from Angola to live with Walter, who left his war-torn homeland 17 years ago. Sharing a tiny apartment in Brooklyn, they try to rebuild their lives together and overcome the personal and political differences that developed in their years apart.