- Portrait, Social Issues, Human Interest, and Human Rights
In 1998, 18 year old LaTraun Parker made a documentary about the difficulties of growing up in Harlem. Eights years later he was shot dead on the street. Today his mother Jean Corbett-Parker fights youth gun violence and helps other parents survive the pain through her organization, Harlem Mothers. Weaving footage from LaTraunâ€™s own film with scenes from Jeanâ€™s new life today, A Harlem Mother is a short documentary that tells this tragic and inspirational story from the dual perspectives of mother and son.
- Running time
- 13 minutes
- Prod. Co.
- Blok Productions
- United States
- Years of Production
- New York
- Release year
- Festival de Cannes, Short Film Corner and American Pavilion, Emerging filmmakers Showcase, Traverse City Festival, Palm Springs ShortFest, Rooftop, Athena Film Festival
- GRAND PRIX Documentary Film Festival â€œVidenieâ€ in Kemenovo in Russia, BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM PROFILE Mixed Messages Film Festival, New York HONORABLE MENTION Carolina Film And Video Film Festival, Greensboro, NC AUDIENCE AWARD Fear no Film, Utah Arts F
- Ivana Todorovic
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