Blackfilm.com has been provided with some exclusive pics from the upcoming indie film‘Where Children Play,‘ written and directed byLeila Djansi.
Starring Macy Gray, Teyonah Parris, Brian White, Leon, Miranda Bailey and Edwina Findley, the film centers on a young woman who extricates herself from a violent family situation in an act of self-preservation but to find herself, she must face her fears.
Estranged from her family for ten years, Bellissima, ‘Bell’ Mccain, returns to Compton for her mother’s funeral and then is forced to stay and care for her sick father. The house becomes flooded not only with vivid memories of the abuse doled out by the very man whom Bell must nurse, but also her teenage sister, Ruby, who had died in the house has long awaited Bell’s return.
‘Where Children Play’ was produced by Violetta Ekpe and Amanda Marshall. Dave Harperserves as an exec producer.
Djansi’s previous films include ‘And Then There Was You,’ starring Garcelle Beauvais, Lynn Whitfield, Leon, and Brian White. The Ghanaian filmmaker also directed ‘Ties That Bind,’ which starred Kimberly Elise, Omotola Jalade and Ama K Abebrese.