Daje grew up in St Louis, close to Ferguson, where the young Michael Brown was shot in 2014. Her friends have been victims of police violence too. In the face of low expectations and meagre prospects, the 17 year old fights for a better life.
Camera: Nicholas Weissman. Sound: John Moros, Rich Bologna. Editing: Lily Frances Henderson. Music: Noah Bennet Cunningham. Production: Weissman Studio, Transient Pictures, ITVS. Producer: Jeff Truesdell (executive producer), Nicholas Weissman, Iyabo Boyd. Length: 90 min. International Sales: Wide House