A troupe of spoken-word poets and modern dancers travel the Great Migration Trail with an original piece called Invisible Imprints of Racism.
This powerful documentary feature follows a troupe of twelve Boston-based spoken-word poets and modern dancers as they travel the Great Migration Trail from Jackson, Mississippi to Chicago, performing an original piece called Invisible: Imprints of Racism.
“Powerful dance explores issues of race…” — Sophie Flack, Boston Globe
After each performance, a talk-back with the audience gives space to the communal exploration of racial issues and the sharing of firsthand experiences with and reflections on racism, also yielding reactions to the performance itself.
As these dramatic moments unfold on the tour, the performers’ own struggles with race and identity, off-stage, are also explored, lending a deeper context.
A refreshingly humanizing, critical conversation emerges on the emotional challenges of overcoming racism in America.
“Invisible Imprints literally changed me.” — Sally Morgan, Critics Corner
“An earnest, authentic exploration of race in America” — Karl Hench, Long Island Film Critic
Produced by racially diverse artist collective BeHeard.World: Beheard.world is a racially diverse collective of performing artists, filmmakers, and educators. They create documentary films, live performances and workshops to engage a wide variety of communities in conversations that elevate people to advance social justice.
Featuring music from Grammy nominee Andrew Bird
- Award-Winner – Best Short of the Season, IndieX Film Festival
- Award-Winner – LA Sun Film Festival
- Official Selection – Socially Relevant Film Festival
- Official Selection – Miami Indie Film Awards
The DVD version includes a special Award-winning short film bonus segment entitled ‘Together – 6 Feet Apart’.
2021 / Documentary / 60 minutes / A film by Jay Paris
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