SWEET, SWEET COUNTRY (2013)


SWEET, SWEET COUNTRY | NARRATIVE | 2013
TEASER ONE | TEASER TWO

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Short Synopsis
Living in a small Southern town, 20 year-old refugee Ndizeye struggles to support not only herself, but the family she left behind in a Kenyan refugee camp. Her struggle becomes so much more when her family literally shows up at her doorstep.

Long Synopsis
Sweet, Sweet Country is a 2013 short film written and directed by Dehanza Rogers, starring Danielle Deadwyler and Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Wire, Nurse Jackie).

We meet Ndizeye as she’s rekindling an intimate relationship. A 20 year-old refugee, she lives in a small Southern town struggling to support not only herself, but the family she left behind in a Kenyan refugee camp. Her struggle becomes so much more when her family literally shows up at her doorstep.

The film was shot on location in Clarkston, Georgia.

Executive Producer: Dehanza Rogers
Producers: Gbenga Akinnagbe, Doug Turner
Co-Producers: Autumn Bailey-Ford, Shadae Lamar Smith
Director of Photography: Ragland WIlliamson