Flying Free: The Bessie Coleman Story at the Museum of the Moving Image
This Friday, February 8, at 7:30pm, the Museum of the Moving Image will preview Flying Free: The Bessie Coleman Story! After the film, I'll have a conversation with filmmaker Warrington... Read more
Woohoo! It's done!
Thanks to you Flying Free: The Bessie Coleman Story is (finally!) complete!
Sure, we're still doing some last minute tinkering, but the film will be ready to... Read more
Working hard: Illustrating & Animating
We have a few exciting updates to share (especially for those awaiting Kickstarter items)!
Our illustrator R. Gregory Christie and animator Katherine Bianca Clark have been hard at... Read more
Gigi Coleman Brooms!
A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Gigi Coleman Brooms, grand niece of Bessie Coleman, for Flying Free: The Bessie Coleman Story!
Hearing her tell stories of... Read more
Kimberly, Chauncey, and Laurence, oh my!... Good stuff in the can!
I have some great updates for you on how our project is coming along! We had a great trip to L.A. last week and can't wait for you to... Read more
We're Closer Than Ever!
Thank you so much for your continued support. We're currently working to pull together the finishing touches to our Bessie Coleman project which is now expected to be released... Read more
As the year winds down and the holidays are upon us, I wanted to give a shout out to all of you who made Sweet Blackberry's "Flying Free: The Bessie... Read more
Finished Script? Check. Postcards? Check.
We are delighted to share that we have finished the script for the Bessie Coleman story! We can't wait for you to see images of narrator, Laurence Fishbourne... Read more
Update: Check Out Our Thank You Wall!
I hope you're having a wonderful weekend! Today, we updated the "Thank You Wall" on our website with the names of our Kickstarter supporters!
We are well underway to... Read more
Yes, Yes, YESSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!
We did it, People!!!!!! You were amazing! From start to finish! Amazing!!!!!
I am blown away by the support and enthusiasm that surrounded this project! I couldn't be... Read more
NEW Dance Theater of Harlem Rewards!!!
We have less than 48 hours left of our campaign and just received a couple of incredible NEW REWARDS to offer!
Day at Dance Theatre of Harlem! Invitation to come... Read more
We're coming down to the wire, people! You've all been so great, but we still have time to do even more!
With less than 48 hours to go, we are just... Read more
7 Days Left! What next? STRETCH GOALS
We would like to thank you once again for your continued support throughout this process. We are so delighted to be able to share the story of Bessie Coleman... Read more
WE MADE IT!
Yes! We made it! Congratulations! Thank you ALL so much! This has been an AMAZING journey. I'm absolutely thrilled that The Bessie Coleman Story will be made and that this... Read more
The Last Hurdle (Let's Reach Our Goal Today)
WE ARE ALMOST THERE!
With more than 500 backers, we are just a few donations away from successfully funding our Bessie Coleman Project! We can't thank you enough for... Read more
A Word From Illustrator R. Gregory Christie!
We're almost there! We can definitely do this!
You've all been wonderful with your contributions, the huge social media push, telling friends and family, all of it! We are so... Read more
So Close To Our Goal! Let's Keep Movin'
We are so close to reaching 80% of our goal and could not be more grateful than we are today!
We truly appreciate our countless Sweet Blackberry community... Read more
$5 Challenge & ... New Rewards from Questlove!
I hope you all had a great Fourth of July!
We are so close hitting the half way point! With more than 300 backers, Sweet Blackberry is well underway... Read more
We're on our way! (Plus #Get2Challenge)
It's been a great week! Your support has been fantastic! Thank you for donating, for telling friends, and for pushing the word out through social media!
Let's keep it up!... Read more
Wow! Thank you all so much for a great first couple of days of the campaign!
For those of you who plan on contributing, please don't put it off! That... Read more