Interweaving archive silent film footage with ethereal monochrome visions, America reframes the trajectory of Black cinema, and sees the triumphant figures of history connecting and resonating into the future.
- Short Award - Sheffield Doc/Fest
- Zac Manuel
- Brian C. Miller Richard
- Garrett Bradley
- AUBIN PICTURES
New Orleans-based filmmaker, Garrett Bradley was born and raised in New York City. She received a MFA from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in Film and a BA from Smith College in Philosophy. A recipient of the 2017 Sundance Art of Nonfiction Fellowship and Field of Vision Fellowship, Bradley has been honored with grant support from Art Matters, Artadia, The Ford Foundation and The Warhol Foundation. Bradley has received numerous prizes and awards. She is the co-founder of Creative Council, an artist lead after-school program aimed at developing strong college portfolios and applications for students attending public high schools in New Orleans. Creative Council is supported by The New Orleans Video Access Center (NOVAC). ALONE (2017), her 13-minute documentary won Sundance’s Short Film Jury Award in 2017. Her latest short AMERICA (2019) has been nominated for the Grand Jury Prize once again at Sundance and for the Short Doc Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest.