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While I Breathe, I Hope

Emily Harrold
Documentary Features :: Voices
Running Time:70:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
4:30 PM EST
Friday, November 9
Station Main

Cinematogrepher: Kelly Creedon, Alexander J. Hufschmid & Kyle I. Kelley
Editor: Xuan Vu
Producer: Lauren Franklin & Diane Robertson
Cast: Scott Malyerck, Kelley Saddlemire & Bakari Sellers

What does it mean to be young, Black, and Democrat in the American South? While I Breathe, I Hope follows South Carolina Politician Bakari Sellers as he runs to become the first African American elected statewide in over a century.


Emily Harrold is a documentary filmmaker from Orangeburg, South Carolina. Her films have screened at such festivals as the Tribeca Film Festival, the Melbourne International Film Festival, and the Telluride Film Festival. Harrold is a graduate of New York University, where she earned honors majoring in Film Production and US History.