Stephanie Okereke Linus stars in a new Hollywood film as Doris, a second generation slave from Nigeria, now in America. The film, Boonville Redemption, is a story of God’s forgiveness and His ability to fix broken lives. The film is set in Boonville, California, 1906.
Doris is a free woman and she lives with her Uncle. She forms a special bond with the main character of the film, Melinda.
Thirteen year-old Melinda is angry about the hand life has dealt her. Being born out of wedlock and scorned by many, Melinda desperately wants to know what happened to her real father. No one will tell her.
Alice, Melinda’s mother, feels that God has abandoned her and now relies on superstitions to cope with her guilt.