elephant

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Detroit Public Television

 

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U-M Department of Afroamerican and African Studies

 

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elephant

Maria Judice

San Francisco, CA | 2021 | 99 | HD Video

WORLD PREMIERE

After witnessing a murder of a young boy by a cop on her doorstep, Maria finds her mental health struggling. At thirty-seven, violence and death compound into a fear of the outside. As she self-isolates, she unpacks individual, collective, and generational trauma. Her beloved community keeps her connected with frequent care visits. elephant is a visual meditation on the physiology of grief.

 

Presented with short in competition

Freshwater

dream hampton

Detroit, MI | 2022 | 10 | 4K video

WORLD PREMIERE

Freshwater is a short film by dream hampton about her disappearing Black city, flooded basements, and the fluid nature of memory.