Film phase: Completed
A firsthand look at how the murder of one teenage boy became the last straw for a community under siege, Whose Streets? is a story of love, loss, conflict, and ambition. Set in Ferguson, MO, the film follows the journey of everyday people whose lives are intertwined with a burgeoning national movement for black liberation.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Whose Streets? is directed by Sabaah Folayan and co-directed by Damon Davis.
Sabaah Folayan is an organizer, advocate, and storyteller born and raised in South Central LA. She entered the world of storytelling through theater, attending the Lee Strasberg Institute of Theatre and Film as a teenager, and performing as a member of the Black Theater Ensemble in college. As an advocate at Rikers Island, she interviewed dozens of incarcerated people about their experiences with trauma. In December 2014, Jordan helped organize The Millions March, one of the largest marches for racial justice in New York history in response to the killing of Eric Garner.