Sis. Stacey Muhammad is truly a force to be reckoned with!
Shooting Dates: November 4th - 14th, 2009 - If you are not available during this time, please let us know. Production will take place in and around the Brooklyn, NY area . . .
Award Winning Filmmaker, Stacey Muhammad of Wildseed Films . . .
(Wildseed Films - Using the Power of Media to Educate, Enlighten and Empower Humanity.) is seeking African American Men and Women, above the age of 18 to participate in the upcoming documentary (Out of Our Right Minds, the Rise of Depression Amongst Women of Color)
We are looking for those who are ready and willing to share their experiences!
Interested in interviewing:
African American Women who have suffered from or who are currently suffering from Depression and any other form of emotional or mental disorder (clinically diagnosed or not)
African American Women who have treated Depression and other emotional or mental disorders with either traditional (Western) medication, i.e. antidepressants...as well as those who have opted for a more wholostic approach i.e., yoga, herbs, meditation, etc . . .
Also interested in interviewing:
African American Men
Psychologists / Psychiatrist (any race or gender) who have experience in the treatment of African American patients who have been clinically disgnosed with Depression and other mental / emotional disorders
About the Filmmaker:
Stacey Muhammad is an Award Winning Independent Filmmaker and Activist committed to using the power of media to educate, enlighten and empower humanity. Her first film, “A Glimpse of Heaven, The Legacy of the Million Man March”, screened at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore, MD in 2005 and received rave reviews.
Since that time, the New Orleans native has begun the work of documenting and preserving Hip Hop culture through film and digital media. Her projects include several multi-media projects, music videos and short form documentaries, including, the award winning "I AM SEAN BELL, black boys speak", which made it’s film festival premier at the New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival.
Ms. Muhammad has worked with several media outlets as well as numerous hip hop artist. She also served on the national staff for the planning of the Million Man March and the planning committee for the Hip Hop Summit Action Network. Ms. Muhammad lectures and participates in panel discussions on filmmaking, activism as well as hip hop culture.
As co-founder of "IntelligentSeedz", Youth Media Organization, Stacey is committed to teaching youth the art of filmmaking and equipping them with the necessary tools to tell the stories that affect their lives.
Her latest film, "Out of Our Right Minds" is slated to be released in January 2010.
For more information, please visit the sites below:
Wildseed Films - Using the Power of Media to Educate, Enlighten and Empower Humanity.
Stacey Muhammad on Vimeo
Stacey Malbrough - Biography
I Am Sean Bell: Black Boys Speak (2009)
To participate, please contact Wildseed Films @ 347-405-6784 / via email @ firstname.lastname@example.org / or via Facebook
Participants will be required to sign a release form...there is no monetary compensation for this film...Credit / DVD copy provided . . .
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