FROM SELMA TO STONEWALL IS WEEKS AWAY FROM COMPLETION!!!!
With the final edit done, we are weeks away from completing the 56-minute documentary, "From Selma to Stonewall: Are we there yet?" We are down to the final tasks:... Read more
ARE WE THERE YET?
We have a quick update for you. We are in the thick of editing a rough cut of a compelling story that takes us on a journey with... Read more
BEHIND THE SCENES UPDATE!
Hello from behind the scenes of the making of “From Selma to Stonewall: Are we there yet?” We’ve been making some significant decisions since our Kickstarter campaign — ones that are... Read more
Responding to Anti-black violence: Now is the time to make justice a reality for all of God’s children
An “Open Letter” to PFLAG and others in the LGBTQ Rights Community
From Rev. Gil Caldwell – Member of the Board of PFLAG National and Co-Partner in Truth in Progress... Read more
"Everybody's got something": Robin Roberts and Truth in Progress' Marilyn & Gil
What do “Good Morning America’s” Robin Roberts and Truth in Progress’ Marilyn Bennett and Gil Caldwell have in common?
Last evening (July 31, 2014) per usual, I checked out Tavis... Read more
Selma & Birmingham Diaries, reflections during our filming tour in Alabama, continued
From Marilyn, Selma, Friday Afternoon, June 11, 2010
After a major lunch of soul food (including my very favorite kind of baked macaroni and cheese!), sweet tea, and sweet potato... Read more
TONYA EASBEY: Our director of photography/film editor talks about creating change
Creating Change: Our first shoot on-location in Dallas, Texas. Our team of three -Gil, Marilyn and I- covers a wide spectrum in age, race and religion, and our conversation topics... Read more
WE'RE OVER OUR GOAL OF $20,000!!!!!!!
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU WHO HAVE GIVEN TO THE KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN AND SHARED OUR STORY! We reached our Kickstarter goal and will definitely receive all the funds raised! YOU... Read more
Broadway performer, singer/songwriter Todd Hunter to join Eden on theme song
While we're reaching our goal on Kickstarter, Eden Atwood is busy composing the film's theme song. We now know that Broadway performer, singer/songwriter Todd Hunter will be singing with Eden... Read more
Jazz Vocalist, Intersex Rights Advocate Eden Atwood to bring soundtrack tunes!
Jazz Vocalist, Intersex Rights Advocate Eden Atwood joins us to bring soundtrack tunes to FROM SELMA TO STONEWALL! Eden, daughter of noted composer and arranger Hub Atwood, has recorded 14... Read more
Archbishop Tutu supports our film!
Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Forum statement:
“From Selma to Stonewall film” Are we there yet?
Message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu:
"From Selma to Stonewall" raises critical issues and highlights... Read more
Truth in Progress affirms withdrawing support for ENDA
TRUTH IN PROGRESS AFFIRMS THE TASK FORCE AS IT WITHDRAWS ITS SUPPORT FOR ENDA
“…religious exemptions are being used as an excuse to discriminate”
- Rea Carey, Executive Director, National... Read more
Selma Diaries, reflections during our filming tour in Alabama
The following are excerpts from our Truth in Progress blog:
"STAYED ON FREEDOM: Reflections on Selma"
Selma, Thursday Afternoon, June 10, 2010
Gil, Tonya and I drove the back road... Read more
If America is to BE America, we must be in the business of REFINING GOLD
July 4, 2014
This morning (it is 1:54 am as I begin this) I listened via youtube to Ray Charles’ rendition of “America The Beautiful.” I believe that whether one... Read more
The Rights of Corporate America v. the Rights of American Women: Why "From Selma to Stonewall" matters to all of us
WHERE WE ARE TODAY: The U.S. Supreme Court ruling yesterday in the Hobby Lobby case, giving corporations yet another broad power to limit women's health and opening the door... Read more
1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer and a 30-year old Methodist preacher
Marilyn and I with Truth in Progress Productions' documentary FROM SELMA TO STONEWALL have sought to call attention to significant events in the historic Civil Rights Movement and the LGBTQ... Read more