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Sons of Toledo

Short Film


After waking up to an early morning phone call giving him the news his brother was killed, a Toledo barber navigates the obstacles of his day before going to the funeral home that night to give the young man his final cut.



The film was born out of the stories of Toledo’s Black owned barber shops and the ProMedica Men’s Health/Barber Shop program.  It features community centered stories with community sourced actors and was created through the generosity of ProMedica, Barb and Randy Oostra, Turning Row LLC, Robin Charney, Glacity Theatre Collective and the Arts Commission.