Amma Asante’s ‘A United Kingdom’ (Official Trailer)
A United Kingdom (2016) is the true story of the forbidden love of King Seretse Khama of Botswana (David Oyelowo) and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), a white woman from London, which caused an international uproar when they decided to marry in the late 1940’s just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa. It was a decision that altered the course of African history.
Amma Asante of Ghanaian parentage, is a British screenwriter, film director, and former actress. She wrote and directed A Way of Life (2004). Her second film as a director was Belle in 2013. (Source: Wikipedia).