On the latest episode of Conversations, we sit down with writer/ producer Tonya Lewis Lee to discuss her latest film, The Watson’s Go To Birmingham.
After a 15-year career as a creative presence in children’s literature and production, Mrs. Lee formed her own production company, Madstone Company Inc. Her company has produced programming for various artists including, Savion Glover, Gregory Hines, Whoopi Goldberg and Queen Latifah.
She also produced the Black Reel Award nominated film Miracle’s Boy. Ms. Lewis Lee is also an accomplished author, writing three children’s books: Please Baby Please, Please Puppy Please and Giant Steps to Change the World and is also the co-author of the best-selling novel, Gotham Diaries. Her latest production, The Watson’s Go to Birmingham debuts on September 20th on the Hallmark Channel.
On a family road trip, the Watsons gain the courage to stand up for what’s right wile growing stronger as a family. Ms. Lewis Lee will talk about the challenges of adapting this popular book and the 50th Anniversary of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham all on the latest episode of Conversations, tomorrow at 1pm on FilmGordon Radio.