Inspiration strikes at the weirdest times. You could be driving in your car, sitting on the toilet, or in my case, on top of a mountain.
Over the past several years I’ve worked in various capacities on several different film and television projects, most notably Patrik-Ian Polk’s Noah’s Arc, Debra Wilson’s Jumping the Broom, and Amber Sharp’s Don’t Go.
Well the time has finally come for me to work on my own film. While I always planned to complete at least one film project in my lifetime, I didn’t expect to do it so soon. But as I said in the beginning, inspiration strikes at the weirdest time.
So ladies and gents, be one of the first to take a peek at my new documentary The Incredible True Adventures of Team S.I.S.: Sistas of the Canyon.
It’s a candid take on the ties that bind a group of African-American and Latina women in Los Angeles. Voices of mothers, sisters, daughters, girlfriends, and lesbian women spanning different generations, shapes, and sizes redefine unity and sisterhood by testing their physical and emotional boundaries that begin at the mountaintop.
There are some wonderful and beautiful women that I will be introducing you to 2008 who will share their personal stories of love, life, and being colored in this beauty-obsessed society that we live in. Stories that will make you cry and stories that will make you cheer.
I am really excited about this little project and my hope is to empower women around the world to take control of their lives regardless of their situation and to have fun while doing it.
Check back after the New Year for more information on The Incredibly True Adventures of Team S.I.S.: Sistas of the Canyon and our world premiere in February at the 16th Annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival in Los Angeles.
But in meantime, I’ve posted a trailer and a teaser for your viewing pleasure. I’m looking forward to your feedback.