A British-Nigerian boy figures out which path to adulthood he wants to take in 00s London.
Directed by Shola Amoo, ‘The Last Tree’ is the semi-autobiographical story of Femi (as a child played by newcomer Tai Golding), a British boy of Nigerian heritage who, after being fostered in rural Lincolnshire, moves to inner-city London to live with his birth mother. In his teens, Femi (Sam Adewunmi) is struggling with the culture and values of his new environment. Femi must decide which path to adulthood he wants to take, and what it means to be a young black man in London during the early 00s.
Part of Platforma & Black History Month
FilmTalk: Followed by panel discussion