Gbolahan Obisesan (adapted from the award-winning book by Chigozie Obioma. )
In a small Nigerian town, Ben and Obembe, along with their two older brothers, slip away to fish at a forbidden river. Unnoticed and carefree, they continue until one day the prophecy of a madman changes the course of their lives forever.
Based on the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novel by one of Africa's major new voices, New Perspectives, in association with HOME, presents this powerful allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and fate in a new adaptation by award-winning playwright Gbolahan Obisesan.See THE FISHERMEN live:
"An elegy to lost promise" The Guardian
"Astonishing first novel...a remarkable, mythic book." Alice Walker, Author of The Color Purple.