Reel Shorts | We Need to Talk

4 08 2010

by Kam Williams

Sisters Make Most of Opportunity to Reflect on Relationships in Latest Documentary from Janks Morton 
Janks Morton is an award-winning documentary filmmaker known for poignant, tough-love documentaries about African-American males like “What Black Men Think” and “Men to Boys.” Now, as the father of an 11 year-old girl poised on the brink of blossoming into a beautiful, but possibly vulnerable young woman, he was inspired to make sisters the subject of his latest offering. So, this go-round, he traveled to the Southside of Chicago where he interviewed ten female survivors of the battle-of-the-sexes about their relationships with their dads during their formative years and also with their boyfriends when they first started dating.

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