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Teenage Filmmaker Leans On Michelle Obama's Words To Tell ‘The Power of Hope'

13 days ago   |   By Essence

TOPICS: Black directors black women director Michelle Obama Inspiring young people has been a mission for our forever FLOTUS Michelle Obama and her efforts are not in vain. LA-area filmmaker Kalia Love Jones has not only heard Mrs. Obama but is amplifying her message of empowerment especially for young women through her moving, animated short film The Power of Hope now screening in the LA Shorts International Film Festival. The film, available on YouTube until the end of October, follows the story of a young woman struggling to achieve her career goals as she grapples with illness and...
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