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the unsung story of

the legendary escorts

 

After cutting a hit record behind prison bars at an infamous, maximum-security prison

a young man becomes a beacon of hope and a legend among inmates.


REGINALD PROPHET HAYNES spent his days singing in the stairwell, and his nights sticking up liquor stores. Charged with armed robbery, he plead guilty and was sent to Trenton State Prison to serve nineteen years - a sentence one year his senior. He knew his life was about to change but could not have fathomed the direction it took.

Two years later after being transferred to Rahway State Prison his fate would cross with that of renowned Motown producer George Kerr, setting the course for history to be made.

 

 
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SCREENINGS

COMING SOON!

Pending festival acceptance, All We Need is Another Chance is hopeful to premiere early 2017. 

A main priority for the filmmakers is to share this film with at risk communities as soon as possible.

If you have an organization that would be interested in screening the film, please get in touch so we can work to coordinate a screening.

News & Updates

 

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WHEN WE MET REGGIE, BILL, AND LA'GRANT we had no idea where their story would lead us, nor of the incomparable education they would extend to us over the next four years of our lives. Over Easter Dinner we received the rundown on how Reginald "Prophet" Haynes fell into the prison system, the subsequent, unthinkable music career he found inside, and the unexpected twists that almost ruined it all. The "Prophet" designation proved true.

We were also wholly unaware of how the world was poised to change, how a renewed civil rights movement would arise to highlight gross injustice and strengthen the voices of the disenfranchised. 

In the discord of the world today, the hopeful harmonies of The Legendary Escorts are a balm sorely needed by hurting communities across the nation. 

So, with that said, we are so grateful and so excited to share this film with everyone. We hope it brings you the renewed faith and optimism we received.

"Please increase the peace, for love is truly where it's at" - Reginald Prophet Haynes

 

Corbett Jones / Director
Anna Rau / Producer
Christopher Black / Co-Producer

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