Melissa Leilani Larson
Sister Jane Manning, one of the first African Americans to join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, returns to Nauvoo to find that Joseph Smith, her prophet and friend, has been assassinated. Jane spends a sleepless night with his widow, Emma, sitting watch over the body of the Prophet, as a whirlwind of memory, loss, and confusion leaves them wondering how either one will be able to move forward.
Three Coin Productions
"Caught in the middle of a brutal civil war, six Liberian missionaries flee the widespread violence of their native country. Their destination: Freetown, Sierra Leone. With the help of local church leader Phillip Abubakar and very few resources to accomplish their goal, the missionaries set out on a life-changing journey, only to have their troubles compounded by a rebel fighter bent on killing one of their own." -- Container