Columbia, South Carolina, USA – In advance of the highly anticipated theatrical release of Cedric Nettle’s original film, Contrary Lee Speaking… in New York City during the African American Women in Cinema Film Festival – film experts worldwide will come together for the “Contrary Lee Speaking,” film screening. Contrary Lee Speaking was personally curated by the Author of Torrential Waters, screenplay – climbs into the journey of one man’s life and how a woman changed the course; all of which served as a specific influence in the creation of his latest accomplishment “Contrary Lee Speaking.”
Contrary Lee Speaking is about an outspoken spoken word activist named Tina Lee who disappeared after announcing she was running for public office. Her daughter, whom she cleverly names ‘Contrary Lee’ returns home after being sent to live with her stepfather in Dallas years prior to find out what happened to her mother. Contrary meets up with members of the activist/ performing arts troupe whom Tina recruited. Tina’s archrivals represent both sides of the political spectrum. The irony is the daughters of the two politicians she spoke out against are in the troupe.
The film series will premiere in the United States during the African American Women in Cinema, in New York accompanied by its Producer Cedric Nettles, Director JB Brown and Associate Producer Tam Lawrence – in efforts to show tremendous support for women in film.
In a collaboration between several pitch fests, film festivals and private screenings the film will air over the ensuing months in over 12 territories worldwide timed to the local market release. Additionally, the movie will air on Amazon Prime in 2020 accessible to over million-plus registered users.
“As a young man surrounded by powerful women my entire childhood; who were courageous and nurturing I learned to adore the power of a woman.” – Film Producer Cedric Nettles
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Sage Rage Production (SRP) is a limited liability corporation based in Columbia, South Carolina. SRP’s global operations encompass motion pictures, novels, and screenplays production, acquisition, and distribution; digital content creation and distribution through Aart & Kingsley headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Written and Produced by Cedric Nettles. Directed by JB Brown and Assistant Director Brent Gaskins and Associated Producer Tam Lawrence.