Encore Shorts: Historians

Director's Statement

A young black male shares a spoken word poem about his life growing up with racism, fear, hatred and hope. Surrounded by art, in both print and live form, with dancers embodying his words, and expressing their own experience through hiphop, jazz, locking, crump and contemporary.

Director | Performer | Editor: Akil McKenzie | @akil.mckenzie
Executive Producer: Fabio Buritica | @fabburitica
Producer: Caroline Torti | @carolinetorti
www.hallowedgrounds.net | @hallowedgroundsnet

Choreographers/ Dancers:
Justin Barkie | @jbtv
O’Shani Cardwell | @ocean_hunny
Percy Anane-Dwumfour | @plantainpercy
Jendayi Dyer | @iamjaaydee
Kelis Robinson | @kelizrobinsonn

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SFDFF Encore Shorts Historians

Film Info

Director: Akil McKenzie
Choreographer: Akil McKenzie
(Canada, 2020) 4:00 min
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