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WokeFilm_IWES  Feature film from @iwes_nola funded by OAH written/directed by @imcish abt 2 college students at a crossroads, haunted by the past.

Hey San Fran! We hope to see you today at 12:15PM at the Lush Life Theater (1335 Fillmore St.) for a special West Coast screening of Woke as part of the San Francisco Black Film Festival! Additional details can be found via the link in our bio.
#SFBFF

San Francisco, we see you! Now come and see us this Saturday, June 16th at 12:15PM for a special screening of Woke as part of the San Francisco Black Film Festival! Stay tuned for more #SFBFF details and check out the link in our bio for ticket updates.

Did you figure out what we were filming last month? We’re thrilled to let you know that it was the follow up to Woke! Today we’re sharing some behind the scenes photos. Stay tuned to the page for more updates on the new film!

Hey ya’ll! The rain ☔️ 🌨has put a damper on our plans today as well and the screening is cancelled until further notice. Check back on the page for future screening information! Stay inside and dry.

See you today at 2PM for our screening as a part of The Rent is Too Damn High! #Tricentennial exhibit. Details in the flyer.

Here’s your last chance to enter to win a pair of tickets to tomorrow’s screening of Woke as a part of the tricentennial exhibit The Rent is Too Damn High!. You and a friend will be our special guests and will be able to take home a Woke t-shirt by IWES friend & family member, @ethancashley . Today we want to know which protest movement has inspired you the most. While it’s hard to pick a favorite, we’re honoring the Dryades Street boycott that began shortly before Easter 1960. This brave group was committed to using non-violence as a way to secure economic justice for Black people in #NOLA. Name one of the movements that’s most inspiring to you below to be entered to win, and check out the link in our bio to learn more about the boycott with the slogan “Don't shop where you can't work!” #DontSleep #tricentennial #NOLA300 (Image: Louisiana Weekly

Giveaway alert! Over the next two days we’re hosting a giveaway with the opportunity to be our special guest at the screening of Woke as a part of of The Rent is Too Damn High!, a tricentennial exhibit. The screening is taking place this Saturday, 4/14 at 2PM and as an added bonus the winner will receive a Woke shirt by IWES friend & family member, @ethancashley .
Time for the question! Recently we can’t help but be inspired by the bravery and powerfulness of activists through the ages. From the March For Our Lives participants demanding a safer school environment to the longstanding legacy of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee emerging in the wake of the sit-ins, today we want to know what you would say if you had the stage as Martin Luther King Jr.’s granddaughter, Yolanda Renee King did on March 24th? #DontSleep #tricentennial #NOLA300 (Images: Tom Joyner Morning Show, Black Enterprise)

Dr. King wasn’t sleeping on the injustices in the world. In his 39 years he fought tirelessly for a more equitable society for all. Today as we mark 50 years since his untimely death we honor and thank him for his sacrifices and commitment to peace and non-violence. Let us know, how do you plan to continue the dream? (Image: Getty)

Big shoutout and thank you to @dillarduniversity after a great shoot on their amazing and lovely #campus! Always so welcoming and helpful, it’s an honor to shoot on your campus. 💙💙💙💙💙💙
Stay tuned for more #productionshots from our next location in #Gentilly! #setlife #filmmaking #location

The photos above show students from Miami, Boston, New York, and Orlando who stood in solidarity against the gun violence that plagues their communities. Sadly, we learn time and time again that the schoolhouse is no shield against this terror. But our children will not sit idly by, rather they are committed to changing the things they cannot accept. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men” - Frederick Douglass

Gun violence kills, but their spirit is not dead.

#MarchForOurLives #M4OL

On set shenanigans from Day 1! Keeping it #Woke.

Liked Woke? We’re cooking up something new for you...👏🏾stay tuned! #film

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