Currently in post-production, Firebird
is an inspirational film based on real life mentor and child advocate Joe Bradford of Nashville, Tn. Affectionately known as “Papa Joe,” he became a father figure for fatherless and wayward children in his community.
After going through some low points in his life, including a stint in maximum security prison and battling kidney disease, Bradford’s life changed for the better after moving to the projects where he began working with at-risk youth.
Co-starring Lynn Collins
as Samantha Crawford and Michael Ealy
as Joe Bradford, the movie was written and directed by Brent McCorkle
Synopsis for the film states:
At the height of her success as a noted children’s author, young Samantha Crawford’s world is suddenly shattered with news of her husband’s murder in the city neighboring her quintessential southern farm. Still reeling from her loss, Sam comes dangerously close to ending her own life,