WHY IS THIS A CRITICAL ISSUE?
82.3% is the number of African American children born since 1990 that will not live in the same home as their biological fathers before graduating High School. Today, a generation of African American youth, have not had sustained access to positive paternal or male role models. Consequently, the concept of a residential father is often too removed from these children’s reality. Many of us know the statistics; too many of us have attempted to affect the multiple social, economic and educational dilemmas facing the African American community.Through outreach media, iYAGO Entertainment Group has dedicated its works to familial reconciliation and healing.
WHAT IS WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT?
We Need To Talk is a feature length documentary about the life long effects of fatherlessness on women. The film follows the dramatic journeys of ten women from city of Chicago as they struggle find healing and reconciliation, after haven been dealt the most difficult of circumstances… the absence of their fathers.
We Need To Talk is not only about the struggles to survive and navigate as a woman of color, but at its core, it’s about the importance of a father’s role in the lives of their daughters.