Mighty Ground

1 Hr. 35 Min.

2017
Screening format: DCP
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Although he is a homeless addict who is struggling with mental health on skid row, Ronald Troy Collins is blessed with a remarkable hidden talent—his unforgettably soulful singing voice. He barely scrapes by via singing for strangers on the street, but his gift shines through to anyone who will only stop to listen. This documentary follows the unique journey of redeption for Ronald, who with the help of those touched by his skill (his so-called "board of directors") pulls himself off of the streets and onto the stage.

Film Sponsor: Johnson Controls

Community Partners: Progressive Baptist Church, City Net Cafe, Community Advocates


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Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences. We operate the magnificent Oriental Theatre, a historic cinema palace committed to high-quality and accessible film and education programming. Since 2009, the annual Milwaukee Film Festival has brought together film fans and filmmakers to celebrate the power of cinema. Our education programs and Cultures and Communities platform provide avenues toward making our community a more empathetic and equitable place for everyone to live.

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