Sapelo

Feature Film Documentary African American Sidebar

On the barrier island of Sapelo, two brothers, JerMarkest and Johnathan, are growing up in the last remaining enclave of the Saltwater Geechee people. Reflecting on the complicated splendor of her youth, their adoptive mother Cornelia Walker Bailey, strives to shepherd her young sons through theirs. At the dawn of adolescence, the brothers inherit her hope, but their bond is tested as they begin to face the wider world.

  • Year:
    2020
  • Runtime:
    91 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    Switzerland, United States
  • Director:
    Nick Brandestini
  • Screenwriter:
    Taylor Segrest
  • Cast:
    Bahni Turpin / Cornelia Walker Bailey
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