IN THE BLACK
directed by Frances-Anne SolomonAdaption of the Award-winning Book “IN THE BLACK - MY LIFE” by B. Denham Jolly. This compelling memoir tells the story of Mr. Denham Jolly’s journey from an idyllic childhood in Jamaica, through numerous struggles in Canada -- starting on his arrival in the 50’s -- and his eventual success as a businessman, activist, publisher, and founder/owner of the first Black radio station in Canada.
QUEEN OF THE RAIN
directed by Marina Bekker
Told in Magic Realism in 6 x 45 Minute-EpisodesCo-produced with Fusebox
In Toronto, a young African dancer is on the brink of international stardom, when her destiny finds her and brings her home to Africa. Unbeknownst to Khetoane, growing up in exile after the death of her mother, she is the divinely ordained heir to the throne of a 400-year-old matriarchal dynasty. Her 18th birthday hails the crowning of the next Rain Queen and her people, her country, is dying in the grip of a devastating drought that only the Rain Queen can break.... if she can stay ahead of her uncle hunting her down.