Madrid Street Films
I was searching YouTube's creative commons library for a spoken word poem for a film I was working on called PIPELINE, about the school to prison pipeline, when I came across Korryn's poem "The Vampire Theory".
I was so taken with what was now the opening of my film I set out to find Korryn and ask her if she'd be interested in working with me on a project. That's when I learned about August 1, 2016. I have not been able to get this young lady out of my mind since. One can easily draw parallels between Korryn Gaines and Malcolm X. To date this is the most insightful article I have read on this young womans life.
In Korryn's Memory...
by Joe Pisciotta
LICENSED UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS/FAIR USE
When the police are going to serve a warrant and they know that there are two small children present, breaking down the door and taking the first shot in a standoff ain't it. At the very least think about the impression this will leave on the children...
Lift-Off Sessions (UK) February 2019