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June 10, 2024

SpringDocs | Maxine’s Baby: The Tyler Perry Story | Q&A Panel

IDA's spring showcase takes you behind the scenes of the year's network films and programs. Since 2017, the Awards Spotlight, now titled SpringDocs, has taken IDA members behind the scenes of the year's telecasted Emmy-award contenders.

This filmmaker conversation features Co-Director/Producer Armani Ortiz, Writer/Co-Director/Producer Gelila Bekele Moderator, and is moderated by IDA Magazine's contributor editor Lauren Wissot.

ASL Interpretered by Andréa Lust.

Tyler Perry is America’s consummate multihyphenate. But underneath this entertainment behemoth is a man working humbly to heal his childhood trauma by transforming his pain into promise. Maxine’s Baby: The Tyler Perry Story, a nod to his mother’s love, is an intimate portrait of visionary Tyler Perry and his harrowing but faithful road to the top of an industry that didn’t always include him.