May 10, 2018

Director, Producer and Writer Maya Washington talks about her film "Through the Banks of the Red Cedar".


Director, Producer and Writer Maya Washington talks about her film "Through the Banks of the Red Cedar".  The film was entered as Competition - Feature Documentary in the Bentonville Film Festival.  "Through the Banks of the Red Cedar" is about The daughter of football legend Gene Washington uncovers how the first fully-integrated college football team in America changed the game forever.  Watch the interview below.




THROUGH THE BANKS OF THE RED CEDAR Director: Maya Washington
Writer: Maya Washington
Producers: Maya Washington, Selina Lewis (Consulting Producer)
Cast:
Gene Washington, Bubba Smith, Clinton Jones, George Webster, Car Eller, Alan Page, Joe Kapp, Duffy Daugherty

In 1963 Michigan State Head Coach Duffy Daugherty gave 23 African American young men the opportunity of a lifetime.  The daughter of football legend Gene Washington uncovers how the first fully-integrated college football team in America changed the game forever.

Film Website: www.throughthebanksoftheredcedar.com/


You can find out more about the film and other films at the Bentonville Film Festival on bentonvillefilmfestival.com/




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