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Yelling to the Sky (2011)

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As her family falls apart, seventeen year old Sweetness O'Hara is left to fend for herself in a neighborhood where her survival is uncertain.

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Sweetness O'Hara
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Jojo Parker (as Sonequa Martin)
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Gordon O'Hara
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Junior Oriol
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Roland
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Coleman
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Ola Katherine O'Hara
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Lil' Man
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Aracely Oriol
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Fatima Harris
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Lorene O'Hara
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Drew
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Dobbs
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Rob Rodriguez
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As her family falls apart, seventeen year old Sweetness O'Hara is left to fend for herself in a neighborhood where her survival is uncertain.

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Gabourey Sidibe appears in this movie, her second, with Zoë Kravitz. Sidibe's debut was Precious (2009) which features Kravitz's father, Lenny Kravitz. See more »

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New Sheriff In Town
Written by Asaan 'Swamburger' Brooks (as Asaan Brooks), Tonya Combs, Alexandrah Sarton (as Alexandra Sarton) & Glen 'Divinci' Valencia (as Glen Valencia, Jr.)
Performed by Solillaquist of Sound (as Solillaquists of Sound)
Published by Solilla Publishing LLC
Courtesy of Anti- By arrangement with Sugaroo! .
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Excellent film, thought--provoking, highly recommended!
27 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw a screening of this film at the Mixed Roots Festival in Los Angeles, June 11, 2011. It is an excellent film. It is very well written, with prominent actors. I found the story entirely believable, and was moved to see the lead characters portrayed as capable of transformation and growth. Both Jason Clarke and Zoe Kravitz were superb in their roles as father and daughter torn between love and anger, and all actors carried their roles with great skill and realism. I have never submitted a film review before, but we were asked to review Yelling to the Sky in the hope that it will advance to the general theater circuit; therefore I am sending my thoughts and my vote.


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