It was so refreshing to be in the presence of someone sharing a story so honest and relatable to make me question why we feed fears and choose to keep our inner roadblocks intact.
F that...It's time to RISE UP!
"I Rise" will be screening at the UrbanWorld Film Festival in NYC on Sept 24. If you're in NYC, please go see it on the big screen.
UrbanWorld: Shorts Program 3
AMC Empire Theater 9
Saturday - Sept. 24, 2016
A Coca-Cola & McDonald’s Production
A Film By Promised Land Film & Deviant Ventures
"I Rise" is a short film inspired by Andra Day's song "Rise Up" that tells the story of trailblazing African-American women who create, inspire and transform. The film features singer Andra Day, New Orleans Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell and entrepreneur Brandice Daniel.
Producer Angela Tucker + Edited by Javier Loarte