This crime drama starts out in what looks like South Central L.A and ends up in rural Arkansas. Directed by Carl Franklin from a script by Billy Bob Thornton, and starring Thornton, Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams, and Michael Beach, it begins with bloody bodies on the floor and ends with bloody bodies on the ground. Ostensibly a genre picture, this film becomes a profound mediation on race relations in the American heartland.
Tania Cuevas Martinez is an award winning filmmaker known for her socio-political documentaries and innovative filmmaking approach. Tania's most recent work was aired on BET, UPN, and MTV Brazil.
In addition to her creative work as a filmmaker, Tania co-founded the H20 International Film Festival in 2002 for filmmakers with Hip Hop works. She also launched 11th Parallel Worldwide, a media and marketing company focused on marketing artists, filmmakers and entertainment-based brands in the international marketplace. Currently Tania is working as a segment producer for CURRENT TV.