In the current climate, Filmmaker Maurice Simmons “Bill 2/29” doesn’t seem so far-fetched
Black people are still calling for justice for Breonna Taylor. Cannon Hinnant, a five-year-old white boy, was shot in the head and killed by a 25-year-old Black man in North Carolina last week for allegedly riding his bike on his lawn. Donald Trump is attacking Kamala Harris with another birther conspiracy. And these are just A FEW of today’s trending headlines.
It’s safe to say the U.S. is a mess. And, if everyone would be honest, it always has been. The difference is, now we have social media – and with the continual moral decay of the nation, racial strife is more pronounced.
It’s like Will Smith said, “Racism isn’t getting worse, it’s getting filmed.”
It’s the underlying reason Maurice Simmons, founder of Task Media Films, made the award-winning short film “Bill 2/29.” The fictional movie is set in the near future towards the end of Donald Trump’s second term as president.
Written in 2016 prior to the November election, the movie imagines Click here to read entire article