When the Swan Sings on Hastings:  A Short Film (2019)

 Pre-production photo (left to right): ReDena Williams, Aurora Nash, Thomas Hill, Mark Bishop, Thomas Galasso, Bryant Tipton, Mark McGruder  (c) 2018 Kahn Santori Photography

Pre-production photo (left to right): ReDena Williams, Aurora Nash, Thomas Hill, Mark Bishop, Thomas Galasso, Bryant Tipton, Mark McGruder

(c) 2018 Kahn Santori Photography

 
 

filmed on location in detroit & Hamtramck

On one cataclysmic day in the famed Paradise Valley, a tight circle of entertainers, Negro Leagues players, and numbers runners come to terms with the demise of their beloved neighborhood and way of life. Based on the novel by Thomas Galasso.

Producer: AUXmedia

Director: Arthur Ray, Jr.

Writers: Thomas Galasso & Heather Buchanan

Director of Photography: Kahn Santori Davison

Camera: Derien Stephens

 

 
 
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Derien Stephens, Camera Operator

Founder, Derien Aurelius Media