A year after the Rodney King verdict and the LA riots in 1993, the Lollapalooza Music Festival commissioned me to direct, produce & collaborate on this short film with Ice Cube. Filmed on location in South Central, Los Angeles; Ice Cube appears in the film, reciting an insightful poem he wrote. He painfully questions, as an African-American man, why is it necessary to be considered a threat in America. The film was one of five short films featuring different music artist, and was shown as a special event during Lollapalooza's twenty-city music concert tour in 1993.
Executive producers: Jesse Dylan (Bob Dylan's son) and Angus Wall (two-time Academy Award-winning Editor for THE SOCIAL NETWORK and THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO.
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