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AWP picks up The Lena Baker Story for Cannes

LA-based American World Pictures (AWP) has acquired worldwide rights to The Lena Baker Story, about the first woman in the state of Georgia to die in the electric chair.AWP will screen the film to buyers in Cannes. Tichina Arnold stars as the victim of racial injustice who was executed in 1944 after she claimed to have shot and killed her sexually abusive employer in self-defence. Peter Coyote will portray the employer.Ralph ...

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