This is a brief teaser for the upcoming short film, "Sweet, Sweet Country"

sweetsweetcountry.com

OFFICIAL SELECTION
2014 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL
2014 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL
2014 PORTLAND OREGON WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL
2014 DC INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
2014 TORONTO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL
2014 HAYTI HERITAGE FILM FESTIVAL
2013 AFRICAN DIASPORA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
2013 DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA STUDENT FILMMAKER AWARD - GRAND PRIZE
2013 STARZ DENVER FILM FESTIVAL
2013 RED ROCK FILM FESTIVAL
2013 BRONZELENS FILM FESTIVAL
2013 INTERNATIONAL BLACK FILM FESTIVAL OF NASHVILLE
2013 INTERNATIONAL BLACK WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL
2013 REEL SISTERS OF THE DIASPORA FILM FESTIVAL AND LECTURE SERIES
2013 BENDFILM FESTIVAL
2013 URBAN MEDIAMAKERS FILM FESTIVAL
2013 MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL
2013 MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (CANADA)
2013 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO FILM FESTIVAL
2013 COLOURFEST FILM FESTIVAL
2013 HARLEM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - "BEST SHORT FILM"
2013 TRINIDAD INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (TRINIDAD, CO)
2013 WHITE SANDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
2013 CINCINNATI FILM FESTIVAL
2013 BLACK HARVEST FILM FESTIVAL
2013 MARTHA'S VINEYARD AFRICAN-AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL
2013 BLACKSTAR FILM FESTIVAL
2013 INSIDE CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN FILM SHOWCASE
2013 THE BLACK WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL
2013 SAN FRANCISCO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL - "BEST STUDENT FILM"
2013 NEWFILMMAKERS LOS ANGELES
2013 XEN LOUNGE INDIE NIGHT SHOWCASE
2013 LITTLE ROCK FILM FESTIVAL
2013 WOMEN IN FILM AND TELEVISION ATLANTA SHORT FILM SHOWCASE
"BEST DRAMATIC FILM" and "AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD"
2013 ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL - "AUDIENCE AWARD, BEST SHORT FILM"
2013 LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART (LACMA) YOUNG DIRECTORS NIGHT - "HONORABLE MENTION"
2013 PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL

Synopsis:
With her parents and younger siblings living in a refugee camp in Kenya, 20 year-old Ndizeye struggles to support not only herself, but provide for a family she’s not seen in five years. Living in a small southern town, her struggle becomes so much more when her family literally shows up at her doorstep.

Writer + Director
Dehanza Rogers

Producers
Gbenga Akinnagbe, Dehanza Rogers, Doug Turner

Co-Producers
Autumn Bailey-Ford, Shadae Lamar Smith

Cinematographer
Ragland Williamson

Featured song: "Les Fleurs" sung by Minnie Riperton

Shot on Location at Pal's Lounge in Atlanta, GA.
facebook.com/palsloungeatl

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