Virginia Capers- Documentary- Tony Award Winner
When you’re inspired to take action, do so. It can mean the difference between life and death, but not necessarily your own life or death. In the matter of actress Virginia Capers, it was a chance to let it all come out so that her message and history in the entertainment industry can live on. The sparkling flame of light was burning out and the door was closing. Six weeks after sitting down with Sura Khan in her home in woodland hills, California in a special interview for the documentary on her life, the Tony Award-winning Actor passed away. Five decades on the front line in theater, television, and film and a key player and New York City host of the annual Jerry Lewis Telethon. Virginia Capers has worked with the best of the best in Hollywood and shares many of her stories, including her relationships working with Will Smith and the cast on the NBC 90’s sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" where she starred as Grandma Hattie Banks. Virginia Capers also share her story of winning the 1974 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role in “Raisin the Musical”. “On The walk of Fame" takes the viewer on a roller-coaster ride of victories, joys, and pains of an icon who was definitely a class act. Many lessons to be learned in this planned documentary that includes her never before seen the last interview. Also, experience the journey to take action as Sura Khan shares the detailed accounts in producing the interview.
Virginia Capers, “A vast and loving Gibraltar of a woman” “Tremendous in just about every sense you can use the word.
New York Times
We need your help to make this documentary a reality!- Our Goal.
Please join us in honoring a living legend by helping to create a work of art dedicated to preserving Virginia Capers history and contributions to inspire generations to come.
With your support, we can instill these important traits in young people and help them realize their dreams of being professional Actor and Singer as well as a big contributing members of society.
The documentary, with the working title “Virginia Capers, On the Walk of Fame,” is projected to be completed in the fall of 2019.
Please help us capture Virginia Capers inspirational lessons and experiences in entertainment onto film for our future generations by making your generous donation today. Donations are needed for ongoing filming and editing, plus licensing rights and permissions fees. Our goal is to raise a minimum of $247,000 to fund this significant and meaningful project. We will also be interviewing several fans & celebrity friends of Virginia’s as we make the documentary. A large part of her story and career has always been about you. Virginia Capers is blessed having her films and TV appearance and music resonate with fans for more than six decades. Through email exchanges and social media platforms, we’ll keep you up to date with the documentary progress, and will seek your input and comments along the way.
Please help us with this endeavor by providing your financial support with as much of a donation as you are comfortable contributing through this Go Fund Me site for our initial round of fundraising. We also accept checks and wire transfers. Additionally, we are seeking larger "angel" donors who want to fund their contribution by check or wire transfer. Please contact Sura Khan by e-mail -Subject: (Documentary Fund VC) for mailing address and wire information request.
The Production & Support
VSE ENTERTAINMENT is partnering with Fade 2 Black Media Group and Emmy Award-winner cinematographer to produce the 90-minute documentary. The project has the blessing and active support of Virginia’s family, to whom she was very devoted. Also, the documentary has the support of the listed celebrity friends and colleges of Ms. Capers below who has graciously granted us rights and permission to include them and their work with Virginia in the documentary.
Some Signed Releases
Some Rights and Permissions
About the Producer
Sura Khan has worked 30 years in the entertainment industry. An author, writer, producer, and director of television programming and books. Sura Khan is dedicated to the preservation of the history and contributions of Virginia Capers. More on the work and history of Sura Khan Home of Sura Khan Media www.surakhan.net
Sura Khan- Senior Producer On Set
VSE Entertainment is the production company owned and operated by Sura Khan established in 2015. The company under Sura Khan's leadership is the producer of several scripted television series including, The Klein Syndicate, South Brooklyn, Set Life Cali and more. VSE Publishing Co. a subsidiary also handles books written by Mr. Khan.
Virginia’s Gift never left the fans or fellow Actors hearts. She will forever be admired and remembered. Help me make this documentary a reality.
Coming -JANUARY 2019 - A Portion of the Book Sales will go to the Documentary Fund. Thank You