Private Project

The Talk

A mother has a dialogue with her only child on how to survive the encounter and Stay alive, if confronted or detained by the police. A journey into their conversation.

  • Fabayo Watkins
  • Fabayo Watkins
  • Braulio Jatar
    Director of Photography
  • Nancy Dionne
    Director of Photography
  • Anna Panova
    Director of Photography
  • Nancy Dionne
    Director of Sound
  • Rivatal Iyov
    Director of Sound
  • Lawrence "ENZO" Valdez
    Edited By
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
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  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 28, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - New York Film Academy
Director Biography - Fabayo Watkins

Retired State Correction Officer with desires in media and film, Fabayo Watkins created her first documentary after attending New York Film Academy. It is her plan to be a voice for the voiceless in underserved communities.

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Director Statement

This film is very close to my heart due to its nature. Being a mother raising a black son, in this climate we are living in raises all kinds of anxieties. It is my hopes to share and give some depth as to what Black Parents Go through Everyday.