Bola Ogun on Using Sister’s Coming Out Story for ‘Are We Good Parents?’ (VIDEO)

EBONY caught up with director Bola Ogun after a screening of her comedy brief, Are We Good Dad and mom?, on the Warner Bros. lot in Los Angeles through the third-annual AT&T Form occasion on June 2.

The weekend featured audio system resembling Issa Rae and P. Diddy and is categorized as an immersive occasion exploring the convergence of know-how and leisure. Ogun and two different finalists have been honored because the winners of the Rising Filmmaker award on the AT&T Movie Awards hosted by Ava DuVernay and David Christopher (President, AT&T Mobility & Leisure).

Are We Good Dad and mom? is a film wherein the dad and mom of a 14-year-old woman query their notions of sexuality after her option to attend promenade together with her classmate Ryan. The director was impressed by the second her sister got here out to her at 19 years previous. “It’s a private story. I used to be confused as to why [my sister] didn’t assume she could possibly be who she needed to be, simply outright,” Ogun mentioned. “All of the questions the dad and mom [in the film] are asking themselves. I began to marvel,” which led to the creation of the brief.

In the course of the interview, she additionally spoke about the good thing about the oppressed persevering with to create artwork.

Take a look at the trailer for the film under:

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