Watch Yelling to the Sky
- 1 hr 35 min
The drama film Yelling to the Sky follows Sweetness. She is 17 years old and her family is falling apart. She is left alone and has to take care of herself. She is alone in a rough neighborhood with a lot of crime and danger. Everyday is a struggle for survival. The film starts out with quiet, studious, high schooler, Sweetness O'Hara riding her bike with a friend down the street, when neighborhood bully Latonya, her boyfriend, and friends begins picking on her. The boyfriend threatens to take her bike, unless she can beat him in a race to a tree down the street. Sweetness agrees, taking off running. The bully comes up behind her and pushes her to the ground, proceeding to kick her. Sweetness' older, pregnant sister, Ola, comes to her rescue, beating up the bully. The girls return home to their emotionally unstable mother, Lorene, and caring, but violent father, Gordon. After an altercation between the parents, Lorene takes off, telling Sweetness she would return. Gordon takes off as well, with Sweetness saying she wished he stayed wherever it was he went.