Music-Infused ‘Thin Skin’ Plays Deep on Digital Nov. 28

THIN SKIN is a music-infused, darkly comedic true story about keeping it together while falling apart. Ahamefule finds his only solace from his soul-sucking corporate job, isolating autoimmune disease, and fractured family life at night behind a trumpet in Seattle jazz clubs. The film follows a family’s search for meaning, the struggles of adult life, and his attempt to keep his dream alive.

Seven years in the making, THIN SKIN is loosely based on the This American Life story “The Wedding Crasher” and award-winning off-Broadway hit (Now I’m Fine) by comedian and musician Ahamefule J. Olou.

Directed by Charles Mudede
Written by Charles Mudede, Lindy West, Ahamefule J. Oluo
Starring: Ahamefule J. Olou, Annette Toutonghi, Dwayne Kennedy, Hari Kondabolu, Ijeoma Olou, Jennifer Lanier

Synopsis: Ahamefule Joe Oluo’s days are spent at a soul-deadening corporate job and his nights come alive behind a trumpet at Seattle jazz clubs. As he struggles to climb out of the ruins of his broken marriage, Aham has to deal with endless bureaucracy, a boss trying to lead him to the Lord, and his mother who won’t cut ties with his ex. Aham is living with his entire family once again in his sister’s cramped one bedroom apartment. The one person missing from this living situation is Aham’s estranged Nigerian father. His brief reappearance sends the family into a tailspin and a search for meaning. Pressed together in this vise of a home, the family struggles with adult life and the meaning of family.

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