Q&A with Independent Spirit Award nominee Edwina Findley Dickerson of FREE IN DEED. Moderated by John Alan Simon.
Nominated for 4 Film Independent Spirit Awards:
Set in the distinctive world of storefront churches, and based on actual events, Free in Deed depicts one man’s attempts to perform a miracle. When a single mother brings her young boy to church for healing, this lonely pentecostal minister is forced to confront the seemingly incurable illness of the child… and his own demons as well. The more he prays, the more things seem to spiral out of his control.
Edwina Findley portrays ‘Melva’, who struggles to keep her family together against impossible odds. Edwina, best known for her roles in the David Simon/HBO series The Wire and Treme also played the fiery role of ‘Rosie’ in Ava DuVernay’s Sundance Award-winning film Middle of Nowhere and recently starred in Get Hard opposite Kevin Hart Will Ferrell.