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Sundance Film Festival 2017′ premieres TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities explores the story of historically black colleges and universities in America. The film is a definitive examination of the essential role the nation’s HBCUs have played in the ascent of African Americans and their families. RISING comes at a critical time given the presidential election and the uncertainty around funding for higher education in the current political climate.
Cyndee Readdean is one of the producers and she shares her thoughts regarding the documentary and the upcoming visit to the festival.