Project brings Georgia filmmaker home to Alabama
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Project brings Georgia filmmaker home to Alabama

Scene prep work is shown on the set of On Places Thin, a film by Windi Robinson. (Submitted photo by Kathryn Wang) Windi Robinson decided to take after her parents and make a career in the film industry, work that led her from her native Alabama to Atlanta. Now, after 30 years in the industry, she’s returned to her home state to direct and produce her first major movie, On Places Thin , at her farm in Delta. “I wanted a smaller film to deal with and film something on my farm,” she said. “Once I came up with an idea, my imagination took it to another level.” On Places Thin , Robinson says, is a supernatural thriller centered around a woman and her two children who return home to their family’s farm to take care of the mothers’ ailing aunt. Their return opens up a veil that merges the past and present. “The aunt is telling the family about the land and before she tells them about all the strange things going on, she dies,” Robinson said. “Then the land comes alive and supernatural powers are activated.” Robinson began her journey in the entertainment industry after she graduated […]

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