'My Life with Rosie' competes for awards at Film International Film Festival

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She was one of the most influential figures in American history, and on Sunday night she will be honored on the big screen, with her family in the audience

The film ‘My Life with Rosie’ will compete for awards at the action on Film International Film Festival

Directed by a cousin of Rosa Parks, Dr. Angela Williamson, it details her life in Detroit in the years after she famously refused to move to the back of the bus.

Williamson tells us she wants the world to know Rosa Parks as more than the civil rights figure.

“What Rosa Parks stood for, and its timely now, is the respect for the individual,” said Williamson. Humans as a whole. Id didn’t matter your color or gender, If someone wasn’t treating you with respect they were wrong and needed to be told about it.

My Life with Rosie has been nominated nine times, including awards for best documentary.

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