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The Passage of Sun

Three brothers challenge the Convict Leasing System of forcing African American men into prison in order to continue providing slave labor and county revenue in Alabama following the Civil War.

Script Excerpt
Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Budget:
Modest
Starring Roles For:
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Aldis Hodge
Edwin Hodge
In the Vein Of:
Twelve Years a Slave in tone and tempo.
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Posted:
07/21/2021
Updated:
10/11/2021
Author Bio:
Aaron Braxton is an award winning, multifaceted, renaisannce artist whose HS music teacher once told him, "You spread yourself too thin." Blessed with a multitude of artistic talents, he writes compelling stories that speak to the complicated and universal lives of African American families through several genres...and he credits his music teacher for being absolutely, unequivocally...wrong!

Also, a talented author, playwright, and actor, he wrote the 2019 Emma Children’s Book Award nominated, Jesse and the Caterpillar Who Got Its Wings and the 2020 Max Lerner Award winning play, BROKEN.

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Contest Results:
Atlanta (Finalist) [2021]
Table Read (Semifinalist) [2021]
Peachtree Village (Finalist) [2021]
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