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For Ahkeem

2017
  • Documentary,
  • English,
  • 90 Minutes,
  • United States
  • Friday, October 13

    1:55pm

    The Music Hall

  • Sunday, October 15

    10:30am

    The Music Hall Loft

  • Director: Jeremy S. Levine & Landon Van Soest
  • Producers: Iyabo Boyd, Nicholas Weissman, Jeff Truesdell
  • Screenwriters: Jeremy S. Levine & Landon Van Soest
  • Starring: Daje Shelton, Tammy Moore, Antonio Shumpert, Judge Jimmie Edwards, Quinton Jackson, Ahkeem Shumpert
  • Links: Twitter, Facebook

After a school fight lands 17-year-old Daje Shelton in a court-supervised alternative high school, she's determined to turn things around and make a better future for herself in her rough St. Louis neighborhood. Daje’s intimate coming-of-age story illuminates challenges that many black teenagers face in America today.