2024 FESTIVALApr 10-20, 2024Lansing, MI


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POSTED: Mar 24, 2024

The First Bluebird in the Morning

The First Bluebird in the Morning is composer Carlos Simon’s newly-commissioned setting of verses by Sandra Seaton—sobering, heartfelt and moving. Shot in stunning black and white, the film is created by director and choreographer Jamar Roberts. In a breathtaking performance, solo dancer Lloyd Knight, a principal dancer for the Martha Graham Dance Company, brings life and movement to the piece in combination with the voice of tenor Joshua Blue.

POSTED: Mar 2, 2024

I Don’t Fight the Dark as Well as I Used To

I Don’t Fight the Dark as Well as I Used To explores the emotional isolation my Grandfather experienced while taking care of my ailing Grandmother. I wanted to frame this isolation through the lens of the moon landing. Taking a community spectacle and grounding it in an evening of seclusion was my way of externalizing […]

POSTED: Mar 13, 2023

Spiritual Warfare

*FILMMAKERS IN ATTENDANCE* This Cinematic poetry project walks through an emotional journey. First the subject explores her anger. Then she decides to face her internal conflicts. She ends with resilience, as she learns to face her fears.