About the Film

Starring Marshall Williams (“Glee”, “How to Build a Better Boy” – Disney), Laura Slade Wiggins (“Shameless”, “Rings”), Lisa Bell & Gregg Henry (“Guardians of the Galaxy”, “Jason Bourne”).

Featuring Hayley Sales (“Deadpool 2”), Paul Essiembre, Tristan Carlucci, Gabriel Daniels, Ryan Ash, Blake Taylor, Robin Ruel & Boris Gulyarin. “Stand” sung by Lisa Bell.

Director Robert Adetuyi (“Stomp the Yard”, “Bring It On”) teams up with two-time Emmy Award-winning cinematographer Roy Wagner in this movie adaptation of Juno-award-winning composer Danny Schur & Rick Chafe’s hit musical (“One wonders if Evita will impress as much” – Star Phoenix, “Irresistibly catchy” – CBC Radio, “Improbably compelling” – Globe & Mail). The movie is the first feature film shot entirely on the new Black Magic Ursa Mini-Pro 4.6k camera.

Synopsis

1919. Stefan and his father Mike left family and fled Ukraine for the New World, where they struggle to earn enough to re-unite the family. Stefan is instantly smitten with the Jewish suffragette neighbour, Rebecca – but Rebecca’s brother Moishe and Mike oppose the would-be Romeo and Juliet. Returned soldiers, angry at the lack of jobs after the war, violently threaten the city’s immigrants, including Emma, the refugee from lynchings in Oklahoma. When a movement develops for all workers to leave their jobs in protest, AJ Anderson, a wealthy lawyer, pits all parties against each other in a dramatic and inspirational final stand.

Credits

Premiering in 2019. Not yet rated.

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