Film Falmouth: While I Breathe, I Hope

Former politician Bakari Sellers became the youngest African American politician in the country when he was voted into the lower house of South Carolina’s legislature at age 22. Through his experiences, While I Breathe, I Hope explores what it means to be young, Black, and progressive in the American South.

Documentary Feature by Emily Harrold
USA • 2018 • 72 mins.

Director Emily Harrold won the Directors Choice Award for Emerging Documentary Filmmaker at the 2019 Woods Hole Film Festival.

Now in its fifth year, Film Falmouth is a monthly series of independent film presented by the Woods Hole Film Festival at Falmouth Academy. Screenings are held at Falmouth Academy in Morse Hall and the Simon Center for the Arts, located at 7 Highfield Drive, Falmouth.

Tickets are $14 per person, $12, for members, $10 for students and veterans and are available online or at the door of Falmouth Academy. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information about the Woods Hole Film Festival, visit or call (508) 495-3456.