Stephanie Saxemard | Saint Esprit, Martinique | 49 min
On the night of September 18, 2017, Hurricane Maria struck the island of Dominica. For several days, the country was engulfed in silence, completely cut off from the rest of the world. From the neighboring island of Martinique, a film crew decided to brave the stormy waters of the Dominican channel to establish contact.
Charles Fairbanks & Saul Kak | Oaxaca, Mexico | 18 min
Genre: Documentary Short
( ( ( ( ( /*\ ) ) ) ) ) or Ecos del Volcán is a sonic portrait of a Chiapan village in the style of a “city symphony” documentary. Filmed over a period of six years in a community founded by volcano refugees, this experimental documentary short is the latest from Indie Grits alums Charles Fairbanks and Saul Kak.