by Georgia Douglas Johnson

Directed by Tony Adams

Part of the Alcyone Festival 08

"Now he's safe."

In the south in 1893 Liza Pettigrew is pregnant with her first child. The night she is due to give birth, a they overhear their neighbor Sam's frantic screams for his mother as an angry mob is about to lynch him. As she goes into labor the mom to be makes a decision, hoping for a daughter. She does not want to raise a son in this world.

Featuring: Clint Belton, Warren Levon, Mercy B. Oni, Monette McLin, Tinuade Oyelowo