Florida Shorts: Best of Brouhaha
DIRECTED BY AKIL DUPONT
2010, 19.5 MIN
Sponsored by Governor's Office of Film & Entertainment and Film Florida
A slave story told through song. Bali plans to escape from his oppressive plantation life after learning that his master intends to sell his young daughter, Emala. Together with house slave Demby, they run away, singing Negro spirituals that they hope will protect them on their perilous journey to freedom.