Private Project


Greene is a student-lead, no-budget, psychological drama that tells the story of gallery owner Marcus Greene who is struggling to find peace with the fractured remnants of his life. Despite the efforts of his brother-in-law and largely due to Marcus’s depressive state, his gallery has begun to fail and is slipping into obscurity.

This film is a post-black film featuring an all black cast. created by a graphic design student at the University of Illinois. this film is one that seeks to analyze love, loss, depression, mental deterioration, and spirituality.

  • Keenan Dailey
  • Keenan Dailey
  • Keenan Dailey
    Key Cast
  • William Anthony Sebastian Rose II
    Key Cast
  • Danielle Ward
    Key Cast
  • London Thomas
    Key Cast
  • Theresa Okuwobi
    Key Cast
  • Savannah Jones
    Key Cast
  • Clark Young
  • Nicholas Lannan
    Acting Coach
  • Sofia Fey
    Assistant Directors
  • Jon Murphy
    Assistant Directors
  • Janjay Knowlden
    Assistant Directors
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  • Genres:
    Psychological Drama, Post-Black Film
  • Runtime:
    31 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 25, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • New Art Film Festival 2017
    Champaign, Illinois
    United States
    October 29, 2017
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Walkerville Film Festival 2018
    Walkerville, Ontario
    June 15, 2018
    Canadian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Pizza Party 2.0 Film Festival 2017
    Champaign, Illinois
    United States
    May 8, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Feminist Film Festival 2017
    Champaign, Illinois
    United States
    May 4, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Black Cinema House
    Chicaog, Illinois
    United States
    April 20, 2018
    Chicago Premiere
    Double Feature Screening
  • 2018 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
    United States
    May 5, 2018
    Feature Screening
  • Universal Film Festival
    Kansas City
    United States
    August 24, 2018
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Keenan Dailey

An artist from Southside Peoria, IL. Keenan Dailey grew up finding solace in art and music. With an untapped love for the arts Dailey would go on to become a graphic design student at the university of illinois where he would finally uncover his true passion for the arts. Dailey took his first real dive into film-making with a film called Labyrinth, a film that portrayed the struggles of a black activist. the support he received in making this film alongside his drive to improve would be the spark that thrust him fully into film-making.

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Director Statement

Every work of art is a part of a creator’s biography, every stroke of the brush tells the story of both seen and unseen pain, joy, turmoil, and fear. This is just another brush stroke