Who is the 2nd most famous woman from Kosciusko, Mississippi?

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DOCUMENTARY | USA | 53 MIN

Oprah Winfrey hails from Kosciusko, Mississippi, but most pilgrims trek there to visit The Unusual Artist Ms. L.V. Hull at her outlandish home. Now, as L.V.’s health fails, one final visitor would make her life complete: Blues legend B.B. King. Will The Artist meet The King before time runs out?

A NOTE FOR YOU

You may know or suspect that you possess a unique gift, but, like many of us, you may not always have the courage to unwrap it and share it with the world. This is true whether you are male or female, but beautifully unconventional women often fight the fiercest battles to live as themselves. Despite being dismissed as a “crazy lady”, Ms. L.V. unapologetically dedicated her life to loving herself, sharing her art, and vanquishing naysayers (or at least not letting them get on her nerves). We hope that our affectionate home movie portrait of her spiritual triumph will inspire you to let your light shine. And once you see the film, we think you’ll agree:

You can’t spell LOVE without L.V.

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We’re in postproduction and currently conducting work-in-progress screenings. Sign up in the CONTACT section for progress updates and inspirational morsels to nourish your own artful life.

Bruce West: Take Time to Appreciate, 2002

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YAPHET L. SMITH

DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, EDITOR

Yaphet is an Austin, Texas-based writer and lawyer who has been commissioned to write for producers and studios, including Walt Disney Pictures.  While in law school, Yaphet initiated and self-financed the NYU BLACK FILM REPORT, the first business study of the Black film industry.  He has won several writing honors, and he was selected for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab for his screenplay THE SUPERMARVELOUS.  LOVE IS A SENSATION is his feature documentary directorial debut.

JOHN GRISWELL

ASSISTANT EDITOR AND TECHNOLOGY ADVISOR

John is an independent filmmaker and computer engineer living in Austin, Texas.  John mainly focuses on short films highlighting local non-profit groups and their impact on the community through his production company, Johnny Gadget Films.  LOVE IS A SENSATION is his first foray into feature-length filmmaking.

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