Science Fiction and Feminism Collide in ‘Brown Girl in the Ring: The Prequel’
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Logline:Ti-Jeanne must obey her caribbean spirit protector or someone in this urban futuristic ghetto will die.
Elevator Pitch:“Brown Girl in the Ring: The Prequel” is a micro-budget science fiction film with an experienced director who is making her first feature film. There is a high demand for this film based on Nalo Hopkinson’s award-winning novel. There is a #browngirlmovement happening and this movie is at the center of it.
About the Film:I have loved the award-winning novel “Brown Girl in the Ring” by the celebrated science fiction author Nalo Hopkinson ever since I read it. Malo and I have been friends for over 15 years and I told her I would bring this story to the screen so that others could “see” the fantastical, inspiring tale that I saw. It will be the first Caribbean-Canadian science fiction film, it will make history and give another life to complex, beautiful characters we have only read about.
Current Status:Successfully completed Indiegogo fundraising campaign. Gearing up to go into production this fall.