Kansas eyes filmmaking incentives


As much as Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Willmott wants to shoot movies in his home state of Kansas, sometimes he just can't.

Take for instance "The 24th," his 2020 movie about an all-Black regiment of soldiers that rebelled in the face of abuse and violence from the Houston police in 1917.

But producers decided that the movie, with a $9 million budget, would be shot in North Carolina because that state offered incentives to filmmakers.

"I had to shoot it in North Carolina because they . . .


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