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      Bay Area Screening of " A Choice to Yield" in Berkeley

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      October 5, 2013

      Saturday   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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      Bay Area Screening of " A Choice to Yield"

      A Choice to Yield the Movie Description

      A woman's transitions to follow her heart in spite of her best friend's reluctance and advice, "Stay with men who resemble your father."

      When Angela meets Mark at a local bookstore, he strikes her interest with his mysterious demeanor and influences her to explore dating outside of her comfort zone. What Angela knows about men of color is a warning sign, but meeting Mark changes it to a green light of chance.

      Her best friend for life Paula, hears her excitement and sets on a path of destruction by redirecting Angela’s dating interest. She creates fear and resentment by exploiting public opinion and alarms her of social humiliation. 

      Angela follows her best friend’s advice until situations cause her to befriend, Margo and Karen who expose her to racial issues. They show Angela the importance of trusting her heart.


      The Novel A Choice to Yield

      The book, A Choice to Yield, explains why people should follow their hearts in spite of public or personal opinions. Whenever friends and family influence relationships based on perceptions, it’s a path of failure for the future. They press their beliefs on an assumption of truth.  Today we face social behaviors of race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation through multiple media outlets. However, many of us continue to hold on to those traditional ideas, or misnomers of ethnic groups, simply because we lack exposure. In this movie, we share common attitudes our society often pretend don’t exist.

      Many readers find A Choice to Yield a personal story of change. They relate to characters, identify with Angela, and highlight similar behaviors within their social circle. What excites the majority of readers?   It’s the process of change after viewing events that are evident in our daily lives.

      This novel is unique as it stresses the way friends influence on the sides of good and evil.

      About the Author

      The author is a technology specialist and adjunct professor at Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University in Atlanta, GA. He creativity helped Marine service members passionately communicate with loved ones during long deployments. The Atlanta-based novelist Lonz Cook, also authored reader favorites “A Choice to Yield,” released May 2009 and “Good Guys Finish Last,” hit markets July 2008.  Coming this Fall 2013, The Indie Film based on the novel A Choice to Yield releases in select theaters. 

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