a Mississippi high school senior with a vivid imagination fantasizes how living in America would be if slavery never existed.
In lieu of black history month - memories and flashbacks of Mya's fear, rejection, rediscovery and rejuvenation emerges. As Mya faces and overcomes her share of trauma in this indie short film drama, what remains unforgettable, besides the garden, is the depth of dialogue and narration that will send the viewing audience on a journey of raw emotion confronted through the unspoken issues we face today.
"The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to COMPREHEND."
- Robert Davies
Have you ever seen a garden so beautiful that it reminds you of the Garden of Eden?
"Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, focus your energy on what you can CREATE."
How is this film content relevant for today?
The 1619 Project is an ongoing initiative that began in August 2019. It marks the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American Slavery. It aims to reframe the country's history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative.
- The New York Times Magazine
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