All About You
"All About You is a funny, charming movie that luxuriates in the discovery and flowering of love. Like a vacation in paradise, All About You takes us to those tender places where we all need to go sometimes. Nicole, its main character, is a conflicted young woman running from a past she can hardly acknowledge and a future she desperately wants to thwart." -Carla Robinson, Mosaec.com
Starring: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Terron Brooks, LisaRaye, Lou Myers, Vanessa Bell Calloway and Debbie Allen
Woman Thou Art Loosed
Bishop T.D. Jakes' self-help novel adaptation rewritten for the screen by Christine Swanson chronicles a woman's struggle to come to terms with her legacy of abuse, addiction and poverty.
Starring: Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine, Debbi Morgan, Michael Boatman, Clifton Powell and Bishop T.D. Jakes
All About Us
Celebrated by audiences and critics nationwide, All About Us is an inspirational and refreshing romantic drama inspired by a true story. When a filmmaking couple hits a brick wall in Hollywood, they set off to Mississippi to find Morgan Freeman and persuade him to star in their next movie.
When life gets in their way, the couple soon discovers what matters to them most. Beautifully told against the backdrop of Hollywood and the Mississippi Delta, All About Us is an entertaining and heartfelt story that provides insightful commentary on the familial rifts that ambition often creates.
Starring: Boris Kodjoe, Ryan Michelle Bathé, Luke Swanson, LaTanya Richardson, Raven Goodwin, Academy Award nominee Ruby Dee and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman
Official Selection:The Heartland Film Festival
The Chicago International Film Festival
The Cannes Festival du Film Pan Africain
The Wayman Tisdale Story
This Emmy Award winning documentary film, produced by Michael Swanson, celebrates the life and legacy of Wayman Tisdale, a three time All-American, Gold Medal Olympian, former NBA star and world renowned jazz musician.
Starring: Wayman Tisdale, Michael Jordan, Toby Keith, AC Green, Marcus Miller, Jonathan Butler and Dave Koz
Emmy Award Winner for Best Documentary Film
To Hell & Back
This modern day version of The Book of Job tells the story of Joe Patterson, a successful businessman, humanitarian and loving father who has been blessed with every good fortune. Despite living a life of great faith, a rapid succession of catastrophic events begins to devastate the lives of Joe and his family. Although he encounters death, deterioration of physical health and a loss of the prosperity that he has worked tirelessly to attain; Joe refuses to curse God and remains steadfast in his faith. Directed by Christine Swanson and executive produced by Michael Swanson for TV One.
Starring: Ernie Hudson, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Brandon Scott, Arjay Smith, Kennedy McCullough and Ryan Michelle Bathé
NAACP Image Award Nomination for Christine Swanson's
Outstanding Directing in a Television Motion Picture
For the Love of Ruth
Inspired by the Biblical story of Ruth, this original movie follows the journey of Ruth Sommerling. Orphaned as a child and residing in a women’s shelter, Ruth has lived a life filled with pain and disappointment. In rapid succession, Ruth marries Nicholas Marachond but a dreadful accident leaves her widowed.
Refusing to abandon the new family ties she has formed, Ruth develops a close bond with Naomi Marachond, the matriarch of the Marachond family. Naomi introduces Ruth to a more fulfilling and promising life. However, Naomi’s brother-in-law discourages this connection and voices his suspicion of Ruth’s intentions. Ultimately, the love Ruth desired all her life is found in Naomi’s reclusive cousin, Braxton, who despite objections from others, showers Ruth with love and kindness. Directed by Christine Swanson and executive produced by Michael Swanson for TV One.
Starring: Denise Boutté, Loretta Devine, Gary Dourdan and James Pickens, Jr.
Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story
In the highest rated movie in TV One network history, director and co-writer Christine Swanson skillfully chronicles over 30 years of R&B and jazz singer Miki Howard’s life, including her professional and personal trials and triumphs.
Starring: Teyonah Parris, Gary Dourdan, Darius McCrary, LisaRaye and Vanessa Bell Calloway.