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Photos give glimpse of ‘The First Rosa’ filming

See photos from the fall filming of the documentary about Lutheran black-ministry pioneer Rosa J. Young.

‘The First Rosa’: a director’s swan song

Dr. Ardon Albrecht directs filming of the documentary “The First Rosa” in and around Selma, Ala.

Interview with Mary Jones Wise, great-niece of Rosa Young, about the upcoming film titled “The First Rosa”

Mary Jones Wise, great-niece of Rosa Young, discusses the first film documentary about the life of Dr. Rosa Jinsey Young – “the mother of black Lutheranism in central Alabama.”

Interview on the set of “The First Rosa”

During filming of “The First Rosa” documentary in Selma, Ala., the week of Sept. 22, 2014, the Rev. Jon Vieker, senior assistant to The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod president, interviews two of the actors playing Rosa J. Young at different stages of her life, Jordan Donegan and Jasmine Gatewood.

‘The First Rosa’ LCMS film project begins with local fanfare

Mayor of Selma, Alabama, George Patrick Evans signs an official city proclamation declaring Sept. 22-28 – when “The First Rosa” begins filming – as “The First Rosa week.”

Fall filming planned for Rosa Young movie

Filming for “The First Rosa: Teacher, Confessor, Church Planter” — a documentary about the life of African-American educator Dr. Rosa Young — is planned for Sept. 22-26 in Alabama.