Doretha's Blues

Decades ago, a successful blues singer lost her teenage son to police violence, robbing her of her will to sing. When painful images of a current news story interrupt her nightly visit to a local dive bar, memories come flooding back.

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Credits

Director:

Channing Godfrey Peoples

Producer:

Neil Williams, Jeff Walker, Lisa Normand, Kate Bolger

Screenwriter:

Channing Godfrey Peoples

Cinematographer:

Natalie Kingston

Editor:

Courtney Ware

Production Designer:

Jonathan Rudak

Sound Designer:

Ryan Cole, Polly Mckinnon

Music:

Teddy & Alex

Principal Cast:

Tonea Stewart, Yolanda Davis, Kristen White, Ashlee L'Oreal Davis, Jimmy Easley, Michael Bowman, Elliot Sims, Erik Dietrich

Contact

Public Film Contact:

Neil Williams
Doretha's Blues
creque@gmail.com
3364138884

Publicity Contact:

Jeff Walker
jeffwalkerfilm@gmail.com
8179804139

Details

Primary Entry:
Platinum Badge
Film Badge
Secondary Entry:
Music Badge
Interactive Badge
Film Festival Wristband
Year:

2020

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genres:

Drama, Short Film

Screening Section:

Texas Shorts Competition

Screening Category:

Narrative Short

Language:

English

Runtime:

14 mins