We last reported on writer/director Katherine Nero’s independently-made
feature film, For The Cause, in February, when it was still in
Now the Chicago-shot film, which stars Charlette Speigner, Shariba Rivers and Eugene Parker, is complete and is about to hit the film festival circuit.
Ms. Nero has now released the first full trailer for her film, which you can watch below.
The film deals with Mirai Scott (Speigner), “a
civil rights attorney, who is contacted by her father (Parker), a
former Black Panther who went underground 30 years ago to escape a murder
charge and who urges her to take his case. Initially,
Mirai is hesitant to defend a man she doesn’t know. However, her passion for justice and
curiosity about her father take over, and she commits herself wholeheartedly to
his defense, despite warnings from her boyfriend, and her mother (Rivers). However
Mirai’s attempt to win her father’s freedom uncovers painful and dangerous secrets
from her parents’ past.“
Here’s the trailer: