75 minutes run time
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Wednesday, October 31st, at Indigo Blue Coffee house 212 W Barraque St, 6:30 pm pre-reception film starts at 7pm Q&A with filmmaker $7 at door only
Little Rock, Arkansas
Thursday, November 1st, at Afrodesia Studio of Performing Arts, Galleria Shopping Plaza, 9700 Rodney Parham Rd. 6pm pre-reception 6:30 film starts Q&A afterward $7
Monday, November 5 at Read Herring Bookstore, 105 S. Court Street, 6:30 pre-reception, 7 film starts, Q&A with filmmaker, $7
Thursday, November 8 at Apex Museum, 135 Auburn Ave, 6:30 pre-reception, 7 film starts, Q&A with filmmaker, $10
So far in 2018 we've had a showing in
Sacramento, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Louisville, New Orleans, Cincinnati, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Yeadon, PA, Columbia, MD, Wilmington, DE, East Orange,NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Grand Rapids Chicago, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Dallas.
We are looking for organizations to host a showing in their city, if you're interested contact us and lets make it happen.
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
It premiered at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.
Then it toured to Atlanta, Phoenix, Seattle, Washington, DC, Las Vegas, Cincinnati, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Toronto, Canada.
So far in 2018 its shown in Sacramento, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Cincinnati, Louisville, Toledo and Chicago.
At our showing we usually have a pre-reception with speakers and the film then Q&A with me.
*In Los Angeles it showed in Hollywood
*Received a proclamation from the Toledo City Council
*An original Tuskegee Airman attended our Cincinnati showing
*It showed at the Association of the Study of Black Life and History conference
*It showed at the Harlem YMCA
*In Las Vegas and San Jose, some people hosted a private reception
*Article in Los Angeles Sentinel, New Orleans Tribune, Toledo Journal and Chicago Defender (Click here to read the article)
*TV interview in Detroit, and Cincinnati
*Radio interview in New Orleans, Houston, Toledo and Philadelphia
Anthony Brogdon is the creator
He got the idea to produce this documentary after finding video footage of a black business event he produced in 1994 which featured several black business owners who operated in the 1940's.
Production took two years to complete.
He has one other film
The Great Detroit a documentary
Released in 2014.
Up next is Foot Soldiers a drama about the relationship between a mentor and mentee, due to start production in 2018. We'll start a crowd funding campaign June 1st (details soon)