Meet the Producer

CereseRebecca Cerese is an award winning filmmaker who graduated from The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with a degree in Communications and English. She has worked for Video Dialog Inc. for 10 years, working on various videos for non-profit organizations, like the Ford Foundation. Many of these videos document educational reform initiatives in inner city areas, through programs such as GEAR UP and Project GRAD.  Her first documentary is entitled February One, and it tells the story of the Civil Rights Sit-ins that occurred in Greensboro, NC in 1960 and served as a catalyst for the non-violent protests that would follow.   February One – The Story of the Greensboro Four had its World Premiere screening at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in April 2003. The film has also screened at the King Center in Atlanta and the Smithsonian Museum of American History and the National Archives in Washington DC. The film had its National PBS Broadcast February 2005, to mark the 45th Anniversary of the Sit Ins.