The Trials of Constance Baker Motley

Shorts in Competition: Documentary

World Premiere

USA | 25 MINUTES

THE TRIALS OF CONSTANCE BAKER MOTLEY

Documentary, New York, NY Director(s)
This film spans the illustrious legal career of the first black woman voted New York state senator and Manhattan borough president, Constance Baker Motley—from working with Thurgood Marshall at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund to being appointed to the Federal bench by President Lyndon Johnson.

Screening as part of Shorts: Home Improvement

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Rick Rodgers

Director and cinematographer Rick Rodgers' short film credits include prior TFF selections F--K and Crash&Burn. His feature film work includes the soon-to-be-released Amok and Sweets.
Director
Rick Rodgers
Screenwriter
Rick Rodgers
Producer
Rick Rodgers, Joel Motley
Editor
Rick Rodgers
Cinematographer
Rick Rodgers
Composer
Michael Ballou
Supported by
JustFilms Ford Foundation
Cast
Constance Baker Motley, James Meredith, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Harvey Gantt, Vernon Jordan

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Brittnee Walker
Tribeca Film Festival
New York, 10013
Phone: 646 741 3088
bwalker@tribecafilmfestival.org
Print Source
Rick Rodgers
03Design
Ossining, 10562
Phone: 914 275 5832
rr_03design@mac.com