Periphery

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synopsis

A unique and abstract retrospect that dissects the struggle of being Black in America. Narrated by excerpts from the 1960 interview between James Baldwin & Canadian Television the dialogue perfectly accompanies the collage of visuals and stunning composition, while taking the audience on a journey through the filmmaker's mind.

cast

Don Weezus, Adrianna Hampton, Cado San, KC Jones

directed by

Lonnie Edwards

director's bio

Lonnie Edwards' directorial debut, "Parietal Guidance," had a tremendously successful film festival run throughout 2014-15, winning numerous awards. He followed that up with his much anticipated critically-acclaimed sophomore project "A Ferguson Story," which won nine awards. Lonnie continues his commitment to making films about oppressed and marginalize.

screenwriter

Lonnie Edwards

producer

Moses Edwards, Xavier Hernandez, Todd Walton

runtime

7 minutes

country

US

category

Short Narrative