Hey, I'm Lana!

Durham, North Carolina

Writer, producer, director.

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina Film Feature
Documentary

How did a craft developed by African women become synonymous with white male identity in the United States?

150%

This project got the green light!

E is for:

Greenville, South Carolina Film Feature
Sci-Fi, LGBTQ

A story of self-love as Revolution, Community, and Quantum Physics.

100%

This project got the green light!

Wilmington on Fire: Chapter II

Wilmington, North Carolina Film Feature
Documentary, History

Over 120 years have passed since the 1898 massacre in Wilmington. Some things have changed. But some things still remain the same.

109%

This project got the green light!

The Black Baptism

Durham, North Carolina Film Short
Fantasy, Thriller

Informed by a mysterious voice, an imprisoned young woman must pass a series of enigmatic tests or face a terrifying death.

105%

This project got the green light!

I Don't Live Today

New York City, New York Film Feature
Drama, Experimental

On his last night in NYC, a struggling Black painter wanders the streets cutting off all ties he has to the morally hypocritical art world.

81%

This project got the green light!

The Book Keepers

Roanoke, Virginia Film Feature
Documentary, Family

A father and son crisscross the country to fulfill a dying wish, ensure a legacy and find solace after tragic personal loss.

111%

This project got the green light!

Black Beach/White Beach: A Tale of Two Beaches

Durham, North Carolina Film Feature
Documentary

Racial tensions rise in Myrtle Beach, SC, with 2 competing motorcycle festivals - one black, one white - in a historically segregated town.

92%

This project got the green light!

The Rise and Fall of Liberty

Durham, North Carolina Film Feature
Documentary

A story about an iconic tobacco warehouse, a community of artists, and developers who are threatening the soul of a southern city.

100%

This project got the green light!

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

Atlanta, Georgia Film Feature
Documentary

In 1936 when 18 Black athletes participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, history forgot all except one. This is the story of the other 17.

80%

This project got the green light!

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