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Saturday, August 24 • 12:35pm - 2:21pm
Alabama Docs: Politics

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Here we explore different aspects of Alabama’s complex politics.

Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project
Directed by Carroll Moore
11 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
A portrait of American photographer Dawoud Bey’s series that commemorates the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church.

Woke Vote
Directed by Lance Warren and Hannah Ayers
17 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
The inside story of how a preacher’s daughter from Birmingham assembled a team and strategy to send a Democrat to the Senate from Alabama for the first time in 25 years.

Druid City Strong
Directed by Blake Hudson
11 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
The story of the emergency workers who risked their lives to save countless others the day an EF4 tornado hit Tuscaloosa.

Walls of Jericho
Directed by Stacey Brannan, Logan Hames, and Michael Wolter
11 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
Blighted Birmingham neighborhoods are a destination for both urban explorers and urban revitalizers.

The People of Climbing
Directed by Josh Greenwood
14 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
Examining race, equity, representation and inclusion in America through the lens of the Color the Crag outdoor festival in Alabama.

Call Me
Directed by Megan Friend and Norris Davis
9 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
A tale of Alexander Shunnarah and his many, many billboards.

A Generation Drowning
Directed by Lauren Senwo and Nikita Udayakumar
9 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
Student debt and college access weigh down today’s students and recent graduates.

Murder In Mobile
Directed by Adam Fischer
24 minutes • USA - AL
Documentary short
Murder in Mobile is a film about race, murder, and one family's search for the truth 70 years later.

Screenings in the Alabama School of Fine Arts multiplex are proudly sponsored by Birmingham Business Journal and ASFA.


Filmmakers
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Blake Hudson

I am a freelance filmmaker currently finishing my Telecommunications and Film degree at the University of Alabama.
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Lance Warren

Field Studio
We make media at the intersection of history and social justice.
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Megan Friend

I am a rising junior at the University of Alabama interested in screenwriting and development.

Sponsors
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Alabama School of Fine Arts

Alabama School of Fine Arts
The Alabama School of Fine Arts is a partially residential public school authorized and funded by the Alabama Legislature to provide tuition-free instruction for impassioned students, grades 7-12. The school provides focused specialty instruction in Creative Writing, Dance, Mathematics... Read More →


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