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Dreaming Whilst Black Season 1

6 Episodes Comedy

A comedy-drama about Kwabena, a young Black-British aspiring filmmaker who tries to fulfil his professional and romantic ambitions against the harsh realities of life, love and a family who’d prefer he had a stable job. Despite these hardships, Kwabena remains determined to achieve his dreams.


Episode 1: The Dream


Kwabena, an aspiring filmmaker stuck in a dead-end job, gets the opportunity of a lifetime - but what will he have to sacrifice?

Episode 2: The Reality


Kwabena is now free to chase his dreams, but where’s he going to get the money to pursue them?

Episode 3: The Friends


Kwabena is broke and struggles to impress his high-flying love interest Vanessa. Luckily he meets a big-time producer who offers him a break.

Episode 4: The Birth


Funmi goes into labour but the birth takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile Vanessa has some big news for Kwabs…

Episode 5: The Pitch


Kwabena is struggling to impress the jurors in his development scheme; is he willing to do what it takes to get the funding?

Episode 6: The Premiere


It’s finally the day of Kwabena’s film premiere – but did he make the right choice?

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