Domestic Legal Drama ‘For The Cause’ to be Streamed on kweliTV
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Domestic Legal Drama ‘For The Cause’ to be Streamed on kweliTV


Katherine Nero’s dramatic feature film "For The Cause" has been making the rounds on the film

festival circuit for the past two years, and has now been set, this month, to make its online

streaming premiere on kweliTV.

Inspired by the

Swahili word which means truth, kweliTV is an interactive, streaming TV

network dedicated to the stories, issues and culture of the global black


Their plan

is to offer for viewers a wide and eclectic range of programming from indie

films, web shows, documentaries, and news programming “exclusively for the

entire African diaspora”.

"For the Cause" which

stars Starring Charlette Speigner, Shariba Rivers and Eugene Parker, follows Mirai Scott (Speigner), a civil rights attorney who is contacted by her father

(Parker), a former Black Panther that went underground 30 years prior to escape

a murder charge, and who urges her to take his case.

The plot

thickens since "Mirai is hesitant to defend a man she doesn’t know.

However, her passion for justice and curiosity about her father take over and

she commits herself to his defense, despite warnings from her boyfriend and her

mother (Rivers). Mirai’s attempt to win her father’s freedom uncovers painful

and dangerous secrets from her parents’ past."

In addition, "For the Cause" will also be screened

at The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film at the University of North

Carolina in Chapel Hill. NC on Sept. 24.

Go HERE to

check out and register for kweliTV.

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