'Flint Tale': Flint Water Crisis Film Set To Be Released, Starring 'The Five Heartbeats' Actor Hawthorne James
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'Flint Tale': Flint Water Crisis Film Set To Be Released, Starring 'The Five Heartbeats' Actor Hawthorne James

Vision Films has released a trailer for their upcoming Flint Water Crisis drama Flint Tale, which will be released on DVD and VOD on Dec. 14th with a limited theatrical release.

The film was shot on location in Flint, Michigan, and is written and directed by Marc Cayce. The film is produced by Marie Lemelle, Cheryl Rich, Shacola Thompson, and Carole Copeland with executive producers Cheryl Rich and George Cameron. The film will follow a family in the aftermath of the Flint water crisis showing an up-close and personal looks t the way it has affected the lives of the residents and the toll it has taken on the community.

Here Is the official description:

After an injury destroys her dreams of playing in the WNBA, a young woman struggles to rebuild her life as she and her family in Flint, Michigan face internal turmoil and a deadly water crisis. The bonds of family are all they have left as they rebuild their lives, their town, and their hope one brick at a time.

The film stars Hawthorne James, Erica Peeples, Tecoya Harris, Sirelle Wilkerson and Tory Monay

Flint Tale will be available on all major streaming and cable platforms and DVD in the US and Canada on December 14.

Director Marc Cayce said in a statement, “The people of Flint, Michigan have suffered an insurmountable loss of health, livelihood and quality of life. As a native of Detroit and filmmaker, I took on the responsibility to shed the light on an ongoing problem that has not been solved and save the city and its people. The poisonous lead is still flowing through the city and into their homes and businesses.”

 

Watch the trailer below:

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