Ferguson Rises 

Ferguson Rises is the inspiring story of the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, a small town that suffered a powerful loss and became the flash point for a modern day civil rights movement.
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Ferguson Rises is the inspiring story of Ferguson, a small town that suffered a powerful loss and became the flash point for a modern day civil rights movement. It is also the story of the film's director, Mobolaji Olambiwonnu, who traveled on a journey to find a deeper truth about the place, beyond the media fixation on violence and tragedy, while seeking answers to questions from his own painful past. We start with Ferguson because the issue of police misconduct has personal resonance for us. In the summer of 1990, on college break, Mobolaji narrowly escaped being framed for rape and robbery he did not commit. He was 19. When Mike Brown was killed, something hit home. America was not safe for black males. Ferguson Rises is a story of struggle, hope, tragedy and transcendence. It is a story that goes beyond media stereotypes, revealing a blossoming movement rooted in a diverse and loving community. A story that shows how standing together, regardless of outcomes, gives you power and ... Written by Hope Love & Beauty Project

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$900,000 (estimated)
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