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Will

Will

Will

1981 / 80min / Digital

DIRECTOR: JESSIE MAPLE

CAST: LORETTA DEVINE , OBAKA ADEDUNYO

“I wanted to show the neighborhood that everything was there, right in the neighborhood. No matter how low you are you can come back up. That’s what Will is. People can’t count themselves out that quick.”—Jessie Maple. Loretta Devine stars as a woman struggling to care for her heroin-addicted husband and the 12-year-old boy they’ve taken in. Shot on the streets of Harlem, Maple’s love for her neighborhood and her neighbors shines through, creating a portrait of the struggle and resiliency of her community.

Screening followed by Q&A with Jessie Maple and book signing.

Preserved by Women’s Film Preservation Fund of New York Women in Film & Television