Filmmaker Name and Title:  Xavier Neal-Burgin - Director

Film Title:  Olde E

Film length:  15 minutes

Genre:  Drama

In 50 words or less, what's your film about?
Demarkus Jackson, a young basketball star from South Central, Los Angeles, puts his life at risk when he comes home for revenge against his abusive father.

What inspired you to make this film?
Olde E represents these three themes: control, identity, and resiliency. You must take control of your life, find your own identity separate from the shadows of your forefathers, and push ahead even when the odd are stacked against you.

Top 3 films:
He Got Game
Fruitvale Station
Dope

What's your Mississippi connection?
I grew up in Columbus, MS.