Trinidad by Kobie Kiambu | Script Revolution




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LAWRENCE, a talented teen percussionist, is admitted into a prestigious DC school for young artists and navigates the absence of his beloved father, GERALD, who's on tour with his band overseas.

(LAWRENCE) who moves from suburban Maryland to the grit and grime of Washington, DC's notorious Trinidad neighborhood to
attend the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. While there, he forms a friendship with fellow musicians who will make up the
founding members of the Go-Go band (PBS) Progressive Band and Show. PBS will go on to take the city by storm and become a
major fixture in the Go-Go scene...but first, the young teens must overcome the violence and crime that overshadow the city
and the emerging subculture.

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Trinidad received high praise on The Black List, with an overall score of 8.0 from a first evaluation.

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The Writer: Kobie Kiambu

Kobié Kiambu is a graduate of Towson University's Electronic Media and Film program. Prior to completion of his Bachelor's degree, Kobie studied Film Production at Leeds Beckett University in England. During his time at Leeds, Kobie worked in various roles on short films including Tapani Viikkila's comedy "Ages of Hunting." Upon his return to the United States, he was hired as a cinematographer for Janks Morton's groundbreaking 2009 documentary "Men to Boys." During this time, he started production on a passion project, "Ink Spot on Canvas", a documentary featuring the "who's who" of the African-American intellectual community examining issues of race, culture, and police brutality.... Go to bio

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