Column: Actor and ‘Daddy Don’t Go’ producer Omar Epps meditates on his missing father and how to keep families together
For poor and working-class fathers trying to keep their families together, the odds are tough and the battle is relentless. It is their story, the story of four dads, black, brown and white, that’s told in “Daddy Don’t Go.” It’s a documentary premiering on Vimeo on Father’s Day. Actor Omar Epps is an executive producer, and for him, it’s more than a film project: it’s a piece of his story, of his life, lived, as he puts it, with a heroic mother, and a missing father.
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