#10 DeSean Jackson: The Making of a Father’s Dream, the documentary by Jackson’s brother Byron Jackson and Hollywood Director Kern Konwiser will screen Wednesday, July 17 at the Horizon Casino & Resort, during the 24th American Century Celebrity Championship Tournament in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
The multicultural film with universal themes presented by Wright Enterprises and LaHitz Media as an encore of the San Francisco Black Film Festival benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe and the academic arm of SportsRhythms.
“There’s a lot of excitement during the Celebrity Golf Tournament; so we are pleased the documentary about DeSean Jackson will be screened to give visibility to the Boys & Girls Club to garner support for their on-going work,” said Jackie Wright, President Wright Enterprises. “It’s also a great opportunity for media and celebrities to find out about the Boys & Girls Club Lake Tahoe Golf Classic, October 17, 2013 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.”
The benefit screening demonstrates the power of the entertainment industry to do good in the world," said Jacquie Taliaferro, San Francisco Filmmaker and founder of LaHitz Media. Invited (unconfirmed) guests include: Ray Allen, Charles Barkley, Jerome Bettis, Chris Chandler, Stephen Curry, David Justice, John Elway, Anthony Anderson, Michael Phelps, Dan Quinn, Ahmad Rashad, Alfonso Ribeiro, Jerry Rice, Mark Rypien, Billy Joe Tolliver, Brian Williams, Gary Williams and other celebrity golfers and media.
“Our film is about more than football. The key principles of the documentary can be used to strive for excellence in science and technology, arts, business, and many other disciplines,” said Jackson, a filmmaker and Fox Sports Nets editor. “We are pleased to raise awareness for the Boys & Girls Club.”
The Media and Celebrity Screening of “#10 DeSean Jackson: The Making of a Father’s Dream” will be from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Horizon Casino and Resort, 50 Hwy, 50 Stateline, NV 89449. See the Invitation here.