Hope’s Choice

German Premiere

Screenings: Saturday, March 25, 2006, 22:30 and Sunday, March 26, 2006, 12:30 (SOUR)


Country of Origin: USA
Year of Production: 2003
Duration: 19’18“
Category: Fiction

Director: Garrett Thompson
Screenplay: Jerry Whitfield
Cinematographer: John Savedra
Editor: M.R. Stiff
Music: Tony Morales
Producer: Jessica Funches
Cast: Jocko Sims, Ruel Samuels, Rochelle Lee, Stephanie Sanders-Smith, Koury Brown, Kim Estes, Baadja-Lyne Odums, Kevin L. Rushing, Karen Dolittle, Robert Heap

Synopsis: Dante made a choice. Now, all he has is Hope.

Festivals & Awards: Cannes International Film Festival 2005 (Kodak Emerging Filmmakers Showcase), Showtime Black Filmmaker Showcase 2005, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Student Television Award 2005 (1st Place), Directors Guild of America Student Film Awards 2005 (Honorable Mention), San Francisco Black Film Festival 2004 (3rd Place Winner / Best Short / Melvin Van Peebles Award), Santa Barbara African Heritage Film Series 2005 (Favorite Pic), Christian Film & Television Market 2004 (Opening Night Selection), Hollywood Black Film Festival 2004, Indianapolis Film Festival 2004, Denver Pan-African Film Festival 2004, Baytowne Film Festival 2005, Temecula Valley International Film Music Festival 2005

Weblink: home.earthlink.net/~hopeschoice