Emily Harrold | New York, NY | 72 min
What does it mean to be young, Black, and a Democrat in the heart of the American South? That’s the question at the center of Indie Grits alum Emily Harrold’s warm documentary portrait of Bakari Sellers. A rising star in the progressive political establishment, Sellers’ 2014 bid to become South Carolina’s lieutenant governor–as well as his activism following the shooting deaths of the Emmanuel 9 in Charleston–serve as the backdrop for this moving feature.
Angela Tucker | New Orleans, LA | 21 min
Genre: Documentary Short
Combining archival footage with campaign advertisements, talk show interviews, stump speeches, and more, a chorus of Black women voters offer their varying perspectives on Desiree Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell–two Black Democrats vying to become New Orleans’ first woman mayor.Reserve Tickets