Follows the young people of Selma Alabama's RATCo as they journey to New York City to share their story of hope, resilience, and overcoming.

Director:

Joseph East

Writers:

Alicia East, Thomas Schlesinger (story)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sean Black Sean Black ... Himself
Tylisa Black Tylisa Black ... Herself
Gwen Brown Gwen Brown ... Herself
Amanda Farnsworth Amanda Farnsworth ... Herself
Semaj King Semaj King ... Himself
Ronald Smith Ronald Smith ... Himself
Tori Thomas Tori Thomas ... Herself
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Storyline

Random Acts of Theatre Company (RATCo) is more than a theatre company. To the girl who doesn't know where she'll sleep each night, it's a home. To the boy who prefers singing and dancing to football, it's a safe place. And to all the young people who are finding their voices there, it's a movement. In Selma, Alabama, against the backdrop of segregated institutions and the social ills that come along with extreme poverty (including under-performing schools, rampant teenage pregnancy, and a murder rate that is five times higher than the national average) RATCo's young people are breaking the familial and societal norms modeled around them. Among the cycle breakers highlighted in the film are Semaj, Tori, and Macio. Semaj is a bright student and gifted writer in a place where being smart is seen as a weakness. Tori captures hearts effortlessly through her humor, rawness, and spunk. And Macio "writes" through dance and is as interested in the famed New York cupcakes as he is in seeing a ... Written by Alicia East

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Taglines:

They found their voice in Selma...now they're sharing it with the world.

Genres:

Documentary | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Selma, Alabama, USA See more »

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Budget:

$54,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Joseph East Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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