"The Colored Girls' Restroom" is Part 1 in a series of historical fiction short films that take place from 1960 -1965. It has a comedic yet emotional tone. A racist boutique owner is moved by the creativity and giving nature of her upper middle class African American customers who decorate her "Colored Only Restroom" with their own belongings. This film explores emotion, fashion, sophistication and laughs during a dark time in American history.
Ms. Rose (Laura Doman) and Susan The Live Mannequinn (Kali McMillin)
OUTSIDE OF COLORED ONLY RESTROOM
Ms. Linda (Tawain Jones) views the Colored Only Restroom for the first time
MARY (TRACY-ANN MAUREEN WILLIAMS) VIEWS THE COLORED ONLY RESTROOM FOR THE FIRST TIME
Dr Nelson's Wife Has words with Ms. Rose
Laura Doman ...Ms. Rose
Jennifer Elgin Jennifer Elgin ...Mrs. Nelson
Kali McMillin ...Susan the Live Mannequinn
Tawain Jones ...Linda
Tracy-Ann Maureen Williams...Mary
Hunter Gabrielle Maddox ...Katie the Live Mannequin
Writer, Director, Producer
Director, Writer, Producer Savannah Treena was born Patrina Wright. She has written several films and pieces of literature including The Colored Girls' Restroom, Rotten Rabbits, Roses are Red, The Atlanta Single Woman's Chronicles, many cookbooks and a host of others projects. Treena's inspiration for her current films comes from her Mother and Grandmother who often told her stories preceding and proceeding the enforcement of The Civil Rights Act in the south. The conditions of the colored only restrooms inspired the first of the short film historical fiction Amazon series "Diamond Belles" which begins with "The Colored Girls' Restroom". Treena and her Husband are empty nesters. They reside in Atlanta, GA.
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