The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival shows that while state lines may clearly delineate the South, they don’t neatly define the people living within them.
With Burning Cane, Youmans became the youngest filmmaker to ever screen at Tribeca Film Festival, nabbing multiple awards and becoming the first Black director to win Best Narrative Feature.
Two new documentaries, The Gospel of Eureka and Gay Chorus Deep South, explore Southern queerness and faith in drastically different ways.
DeWayne Barton founded Hood Huggers to tell the stories of Asheville’s black community, which has been and continues to be displaced.
Imagine walking into a courthouse for jury duty and finding yourself surrounded by scenes depicting your enslaved ancestors. That’s what many black people in Jefferson County, Alabama, have been experiencing for the past eight decades.