A film produced in Lansing and shot in Michigan makes its hometown debut. Written and directed by Kenneth Nelson Jr., “Sincerely, Brenda” is set in Detroit and tells the story of an alcoholic father trying to reconcile with his two sons after a tragic accident. This will be CTC film company's first feature. The company produced the shorts “Tolerance” and “Love Positive.” CTC's founder Sean Vaughn, stars alongside Rico Bruce Wayde, Leonydus Johnson and Tiffani Ferguson. Supporting actress Teri Brown said, “It is important for people in their local communities to know people want to make films about their hometowns. I want to say, ‘I grew up on that block and we are filming down the street.’” Director Nelson graduated with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in digital arts from Michigan State University after focusing on theater at Detroit’s Cass Tech High School.
RED CARPET PREMIERE
5 to 9 p.m., $20, Lansing Public Media Center, 2500 S. Washington Ave., Lansing www. sincerelybrenda. com