For Ahkeem
  • Year2017
  • Duration90 min

After a school fight lands 17-year-old Daje Shelton in a court-supervised alternative high school, she's determined to turn things around and make a better future for herself and her rough St. Louis neighbourhood. Through her intimate coming-of-age story, For Ahkeem illuminates challenges that many black teenagers face in America today, and witnesses the strength, resilience, and determination it takes to survive.

  • Director(s): Landon Van Soest, Jeremy S. Levine
  • Producer(s): Nicholas Weissman, Iyabo Boyd
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • Format: DCP
  • Premiere status: UK Premiere
Director Filmography
Good Fortune
2009
Credits
Cinematographer(s):
Nicholas Weissman
Editor(s):
Lily Frances Henderson
Sound Designer(s):
John Moros, Rich Bologna
Music(s):
Noah Bennet Cunningham
Sales Contact
Name
Anais Clanet
Job Title
General Manager
Company
Wide House
Email
ac@widehouse.org
Phone
Website
http://www.widehouse.org