According to motivational speaker and author Robert H. Schuller, “tough times never last but tough people do…” and this quote definitely applies to the main character in the web series, Shock Nation. Starring Kimia Workman, Shock Nation is about a girl growing up in the streets of Baltimore City looking to find her way. She lost her inspiration for dance, as well as her hope for surviving and getting out of her neighborhood when issues and conflict transpired within her family. Through inspiration from her school dance team Shock Nation, and a love for dance she cannot deny or let go, she regains hope and inspiration. Written and directed by Workman, Shock Nation also stars Sofia Pellegrino, Parris Watkins, Derek Quick, Alan J. Upshir, Terry Wedington, Anicco Annan, Andre Pearson, Sharon Moody, and Sincere Allen.
Recently, I was able to watch first episode of Shock Nation and I LOVED every moment of it. Throughout the entire episode, I was easily and quickly drawn to Sachi(Workman) as it became pretty clear that she tries her hardest to be there for her brother despite the drama from their father & his drinking. In all, Sachi is just trying to survive LIFE as it is and do all she can to help the people she loves, like putting food in the house and actually going to college to progress herself. I believe she can do it and I can’t wait to watch the rest of the episodes to follow her journey.
As far as talent is concerned, Workman already blew me away with her acting skills in Christian Smooth’s The Student Body episodes featuring Dream Visions. However, she’s taking things to another level with her performance in Shock Nation and furthering her position in the filmmaking world with her additional talent as writer, director, and executive producer. Workman, along with fellow executive producers Tyler Williams, Coakley Workman, and Stephanie Workman, as well as James M. Perry as director of photography, have a phenomenal show on their hands! The rest of the cast is just as amazing and I cannot wait to see their characters evolve throughout the first season.
Check out episode one(titled “No College”) of Shock Nation below and be sure to view more episodes by clicking HERE.
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