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The Longest Goodbye

A poignant look at an elderly mother's battle with dementia and her son's commitment to keeping love alive, as memories fade, and life on the road is rearranged to moments in time.

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Format:
Screenplay
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Starring Roles For:
S. Epatha Merkerson
Mahershala Ali
Viola Davis
In the Vein Of:
The Father
Still Alice
Posted:
07/21/2021
Updated:
09/02/2021
Author Bio:
Aaron Braxton is an award winning, multifaceted, renaisannce artist whose HS music teacher once told him, "You spread yourself too thin." Blessed with a multitude of artistic talents, he writes compelling stories that speak to the complicated and universal lives of African American families through several genres...and he credits his music teacher for being absolutely, unequivocally...wrong!

Also, a talented author, playwright, and actor, he wrote the 2019 Emma Children’s Book Award nominated, Jesse and the Caterpillar Who Got Its Wings and the 2020 Max Lerner Award winning play, BROKEN.

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Contest Results:
Emerging Screenwriters Genre (Quarterfinalist) [2021]