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Hobson City: From Peril to Promise

The inspiring and historic town of Hobson City, Alabama community tells their story of being the first city in Alabama to be entirely governed by African Americans and their cities' journey through Reconstruction, Civil Rights Movement, to trials of today.

  • Theo M. Moore II
  • Theo M. Moore II
  • Theo M. Moore II
  • Mayor Alberta McCrory
    Key Cast
  • Rep. Barbara Boyd, Ed.D
    Key Cast
  • Dr. Michelle Robinson
    Key Cast
  • Dr. David Satcher
    Key Cast
  • Joseph Burton
    Key Cast
  • Reco Jackson
    Key Cast
  • Robert Pyles
    Key Cast
  • Elizabeth Rowe
    Key Cast
  • A. Nichel
    Key Cast
  • Zeke Weldon
    Key Cast
    "Cleve "Boss" Holloway"
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  • Runtime:
    27 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 2, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Theo M. Moore II

Theo M. Moore II, Historian and Documentarian

Hiztorical Vision Productions was founded by Theo M. Moore II in 2017. Moore graduated from Troy University (main campus) in 2012 with a Bachelors of Science in History. He continued his education on the graduate level and received his Masters in Post-Secondary Education-History in 2015. Moore is currently a first year Ph.D. student at Tuskegee University focusing on education policy in Alabama.

Hiztorical Vision Productions (HVP) is a nonprofit organization that provides short film documentaries to the public. The mission of HVP is to motivate underserved communities and all demographics through the lens of African American history. HVP will display great moments in African American history that is often ignored. The purpose is to simply educate, motivate, and inspire citizens to make positive change in their communities.

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Director Statement

It is my hope that Hiztorical Vision Productions' films educate the public on hidden but inspiring stories of communities throughout the South.