Notes On The Films Of Kevin Jerome Everson...

From Shadow and Act Thu Dec 27 2012, 18:12:16

Kevin Jerome Everson is one of the more prominent African American experimental filmmakers. A recipient of many prestigious awards, grants and fellowships, his challenging works have been exhibited at several revered film festivals and institutions all over the world. Usually sparse and rugged, combining documentary and scripted elements, his films often focus on the lives of mostly working class people of African descent. Abstract and demanding, his style is certainly not for everyone; but I always instinctively sit up and pay attention, whenever I hear of any new projects he's developing. There are still several of Everson's films I've yet to see (his...

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