Few words are spoken in Adero, the new short film from Guyanese filmmaker Kojo McPherson. The film premiered two weeks ago at the Second Timehri International Film Festival. The week-long festival was a celebration of local and regional films, some from as far back as 2012 and some like McPherson’s entry receiving their premiere this year.
The history of the 14-minute Adero (15 including the credits) dates back to 2015 when McPherson won the Immersion Prize for Best Project Idea and Pitch at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival in October that year. The short is steeped in magical realism and its brief running time is flooded with complex concepts. And this begins …to continue reading this article, please subscribe. Already a subscriber ? Sign In