WHAT ABOUT US? with Director Deatra L. Harris, Producer Bryan Johnson, Producer Sharon Williams, & Robyn Johnson - national & local filmmakers present for Filmmaker Talkback. Seattle premiere.
SUNDAY, APRIL 21
1:00 p.m. WHAT ABOUT US? (USA, 2013; 18 min.) with Director Deatra L. Harris, Producer Bryan K. Johnson, Producer Sharon Williams, & Robyn Johnson - local filmmakers present for Filmmaker Talkback. Seattle premiere.
'What About Us?' is a film about the daughter of superstar athlete Ty Johnson and the daughter of middle
class businessman Brad Fuller, who were abducted one day a part. One of these families receive an abundant
amount of new coverage, while the other family learns what it's like for the mostly poor, older, less affluent,
mostly non-white families that have been fighting this media battle for decades trying to get help for their
These families from different social and economical backgrounds share in the pain and anguish of having
their children missing but it becomes apparent they don't share in the amount of coverage and resources
their children receive after their abductions. For one family, 'What About Us?' will expose the painful reality of
despair and helplessness far too many families experience when they try to fight to make their children's
lives relevant enough for media outlets to care enough to report their stories.
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (View)
104 - 17th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144
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