a/k/a The Glory
Release Date: 11/6/19 – Netflix
Director: Phillip Youmans
Studio(s): Denizen Pictures, Array Releasing.
Running Time: 77 mins.
Cast: Wendell Pierce (Reverend Tillman), Karen Kaia Livers (Helen Wayne), Dominique McClellan (Daniel Wayne), Braelyn Kelly (Jeremiah Wayne), Emyri Crutchfield (Sherry Bland).
Story: Burning Cane tells the story of a deeply religious woman’s (Karen Kaia Livers) struggle to reconcile her convictions of faith with the love she has for her alcoholic son (Dominique McClellan) and a troubled preacher (Wendell Pierce). Set in rural Louisiana, the film explores the relationships within a southern black protestant community, examining the roots of toxic masculinity, how manhood is defined and the dichotomous role of religion and faith. Source: Slashfilm.com.