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A Long Way From Sunday

An edgy, faith-inspired, drama about the relationships of Andre, a mischievous 11year old, and a series of family revelations that lead his grandfather, a working class, Pentecostal pastor, to question his faith, murder his friend, and burn down his church.

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Format:
Screenplay
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Starring Roles For:
JD McCrary
Danny Glover
Alana Arenas
In the Vein Of:
The Apostle
Doubt
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]