It follows five young college students, Charles Starnes, Hannibal Barca Davis, Robert Johnson, Bodine Gabriel, and Horace Theelder, as they begin the pledge process for a prestigious African- American Fraternity. A Graduate Film Student and Fraternity member, Thomas Hayes, captures their journey on video. Weeks into the process, an early-morning 911 call leads police to a high school football field, where they discover the body of one of the pledges. Told with Pro-sumer Cameras, Cell Phone Videos, Flip Cams and Security Cameras and News Footage, He Ain’t Heavy totally restructures traditional filmmaking with its fly-on-the-wall perspective.
Film maker Jeff Obafemi Carr is currently sourcing distribution for the film. Check out the very low budget trailer and let me know what you think?