Miss Thang wins Best Feature Narrative in Nashville!
Actress Dori King and Writer/Director Stacie E. Hawkins with Actor Mykelti Williamson (Forrest Gump, ATL)
Stacie E. Hawkins with Director Julie Dash (Daughters of the Dust, The Rosa Parks Story)
The feature film, The Rise and Fall of Miss Thang, is an urban tap dance drama about Dee Miller aka Miss Thang, a former tap dancing prodigy, who now spends her time ruling the dance floor at the local nightclub. She is confronted with reality when her mother's expensive gambling habit puts everything that they hold dear in jeopardy. Dee's only comfort is a new friend, who re-introduces her to the world of tap dancing.