While I Breathe, I Hope

Former politician Bakari Sellers became the youngest African American politician in the country when he was voted into the lower house of South Carolina’s legislature at age 22. Through his experiences, While I Breathe, I Hope explores what it means to be young, Black, and progressive in the American South. USA • 2018

  • Emily Harrold
  • 72 minutes
  • Preceded by the short documentary, TRUE BELIEVER
    Robb Ryerese, a progressive evangelical pastor, mounts an amateur campaign to run for the US Congress in the bright red Arkansas and raises fundamental questions about the health of democracy in America.
    Josh Gleason & Sarah Colt, USA, 2019, 24 mins.

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The Woods Hole Film Festival is presented by the Woods Hole Film Festival, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established to: organize the annual Festival; form relationships and strategic alliances with other film festivals and organizations to showcase independent film; emphasize the work of emerging and New England filmmakers; showcase the work of independent filmmakers who have a relationship to Cape Cod or whose films are relevant to or enhance the quality of life on Cape Cod and to develop and foster a creative independent film community within the Festival and on Cape Cod. The Festival also works with individuals, businesses and institutions to develop and present programs and events that further its goals.

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