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Walls that Bleed

Anthony Dowling, Executive Director for Eno River Media Production, headquartered in Raleigh, NC, announced Tuesday, October 18, Canvas Studios, Voir Dire Productions and Eno River Media Productions will be completing the post production phase of the documentary “Walls that Bleed” with an investment from the Voir Dire Productions.

Historical footage has been secured that completes the documentary.  The investment from Voir Dire Production enables that process and will fund the submission and travel to several major documentary film festivals in the United States through July 2012.

About “Walls that Bleed”

“Walls that Bleed: Story of the Dudley-A&T Uprising”, tells the story of Greensboro, North Carolina’s segregated all black James B. Dudley Senior High School and the local historically black university, North Carolina A&T State University fighting democratic injustices in May 1969. The Dudley students began peaceful demonstrations to protest the Dudley Administration’s removal of a qualified student, Claude Barnes, from the ballot of a student council election. The activities escalated into a three day exchange of gunfire involving local residents and students, up against the Greensboro Police Department and 650 North Carolina National Guardsmen.

The documentary highlights one of the most significant student and community uprising against racism, class exploitation and denial of basic civil and political rights. The African American community of Greensboro, NC was pushed to take up arms and defend themselves against the onslaught of local law enforcement and the NC National Guard. The event demonstrates the breakdown of political and economic intuitions and official mechanisms of conflict management.

About Canvas Studio Inc.

Canvas Studios Inc., established in 2002, is a digital media production company based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  Our mission is to help develop, market, and distribute independent digital media projects.  Through our corporate culture, we nurture the independent artist while creating successful economic outcomes for Canvas Studios, Inc. and the client.  With the combined year’s experience of our studio founders, our strategy is to assist with marketing and financing for each project chosen.  Canvas Studios Inc. intends to develop, market, and distribute groundbreaking productions that will entertain and educate audiences around the world.

About Voir Dire Productions

Voir Dire Productions is a North Carolina based entertainment investment company established in 2011.

About ERMP

Eno River Media Production is a totally volunteer run nonprofit 501(C)(3) company located in the heart of the North Carolina piedmont.  It was established in 1999, as a vehicle for  highlighting local nonprofit organizations, musicians, artists, and creative entrepreneurs.  Our mission is to promote and support North Carolina’s unique arts community, nonprofit organizations and positive entrepreneurial spirit, through a variety of media.   Our goals are to vastly increase exposure of the unparalleled talent and resources found in North Carolina and provide training for volunteers wishing to increase production, acting, or nonprofit management skills.


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