Georg Koszulinski | Wilmington, NC | 61 min
Genre: Documentary Feature
Tensions run high in this frontline documentary set on the streets of Washington, D.C. on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration. Presented in reverse chronology from night to morning, and unfolding against a backdrop of helicopters, burning cars, and black-clad riot police, America is Waiting captures a full and diverse spectrum of American citizens expressing their hopes, needs, and fears in a nation that remains, one year later, visibly divided.
Matteo Servente | Memphis, TN | 7 min
Genre: Documentary Short
Jesse Lee Bonds, a 20-year-old African-American farmer, was lynched in Arlington, Tennessee on April 28, 1939. In a cover-up, his brutal killing was described by state officials as an “accidental drowning,” while those accused of his murder were exonerated. Nearly eighty years later, his brother looks back to share his story.Reserve Tickets