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A Love Song for Latasha

A Love Song for Latasha
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  • Director(s) :

    Sophia Nahli Allison

    Producer(s) :

    Fam Udeorji, Sophia Nahli Allison

  • Cast :

    Tybie O’Bard, Shinese Harlins, Zoe Flint, Nnenna Brown, Marley Cortez, Londyn Sharp, Raigan Alex, Juanita Jennings, Richard Cortez, Hannah Martin, Faith Martin, Irie Hudson, Tatiana Johnson, Tanya Smith-Johnson, Mikayla Roberts, Jazzena Booth, Lena Hightower, Kyndall Dowell, Brittany Hudson

  • Cinematographer (DoP) :

    Sophia Nahli Allison

    Music Director :

    Minna Choi

  • Production House :

A Love Song for Latasha is a biographical documentary that is directed by Sophia Nahli Allison and produced by Fam Udeorji and Sophia Nahli Allison. It will premiere on Netflix on the 21st of September 2020.

The injustice surrounding the shooting death of 15-year-old Latasha Harlins at a South Central Los Angeles store became a flashpoint for the city’s 1992 civil uprising. As the Black community expressed its profound pain in the streets, Latasha’s friends and family privately mourned the loss of a vibrant child whose full story was never in the headlines. Nearly three decades later, A Love Song for Latasha removes Latasha from the context of her death and rebuilds an archive of a promising life lost. Oral history and memories from Latasha’s best friend and cousin converge in a dreamlike portrait that shows the impact one brief but brilliant life can have.



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