Powerful Film "Sincerely, Brenda" To Premiere In Lansing

Posted at 1:10 PM, Nov 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 13:10:40-05

Moviegoers can witness the first look at a completely Michigan-made film titled “Sincerely, Brenda” on Nov. 17, 2018 at the Lansing Public Media Center.

“Sincerely, Brenda” tells the story of how after a sudden tragedy, a recovering alcoholic attempts to reconcile with his two estranged sons over a weekend, but the encounter reveals secrets that could destroy their family forever.

CTC Media Group founders and executive producers of the film, Sean Vaughn and Kenneth Nelson Jr. shot the film over 16 days in Lansing and Detroit with Michigan talent. The doors will open at 5 p.m. and the screening will begin at 5:45 p.m. A Q&A panel discussion with cast and crew will follow the screening. The Lansing Public Media Center is located at 2500 S Washington Ave, Lansing, Mich. 48910.

“We want to emphasize the power of indie film in Michigan, said Vaughn, who also stars in the film.

Lansing Public Media Center mission is providing the knowledge, tools and inspiration for citizens and non-profits in Lansing to express themselves through all forms of media.

“It has been an absolute joy to watch Sean Vaughn and Ken Nelson Jr. succeed in pushing their own projects to greater and greater cinematic heights, I love to see their films on the big screen and love knowing that they've come up through the programs at the Lansing Public Media Center,” Lansing Public Media Center, City-TV Manager, Jason Gabriel said.

"I wanted to make a film where we see the devastating effects of unforgiveness, but also the power of forgiveness," said Nelson. Nelson is also the writer and director of “Sincerely, Brenda”. Vaughn and Nelson expressed how this film displays that quality content and performances can come directly from local areas in Michigan. To purchase tickets and for more information about the film “Sincerely, Brenda” visit