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Utah Filmmaker Showcase: BIPOC Films at Edison House

The Artist Foundry presents a special evening of 6 short films at Edison House. The program will feature a screening of short films by Black, Indigenous, and POC Utah filmmakers and a moderated Q&A with local filmmaker and co-host of Roots, Race & Culture on PBS, Danor Gerald.

Films include:

This Was The Place by Nathan Manuel

Dusk by Kohl Bybee

I Have No Tears, and I Must Cry by Luis Fernando Puente

Jaani by Dua Azhar

Clearing by J. Manzo

#WokeButDrowsy by Lonzo Liggins

Moderator Bio:

Danor Gerald

Director, Writer, Producer, Actor.

Raised in Mississippi Chicago and Texas, Danor Gerald has lived and worked all over the U.S. He has resided in UT since 2003. Danor Cohosts & produces the Emmy-Nominated TV series “Roots, Race, & Culture” airing on PBS Utah and in other US cities. His feature films have accumulated 30+ U.S. & international film festival awards : from “Best Director” to “Best Feature Film & Best Documentary”. His work has been seen on PBS, The Smithsonian and in the US Civil Rights Museum, Gerald owns/operates Monark Media, PC. Gerald is on the Board of Directors for Zion’s Indie Film Festival. You can also see him hosting ‘The Buzz’” a pre-feature entertainment show at the LHM Megaplex Theaters. Gerald is a frequent contributor to the “We Believe” App which has received over 500k downloads and posted over 1000 inspirational daily devotionals.

Artist Foundry, Utah Filmmaker Showcase

Tue, May 28, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Free (21+)

ADA accommodations are available. If you have additional needs, please visit our Accessibility page to connect with an ADA coordinator.

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