NOW LET US SING Spotlight on the Hindsight Project

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World Premiere

Following the screening, watch a special conversation with Amman Abbasi (UDAAN), Arleen Cruz (FOOD FOR THE POOR), Dilsey Davis (NOW LET US SING), Anissa Latham (MISSING MAGIC), Zac Manuel (THIS BODY), Kiyoko McCrae (WE STAY IN THE HOUSE) moderated by AFI Festivals Senior Programmer Ken Jacobson.

An interfaith, interracial choir in Durham, North Carolina, is forced to take a new direction during the pandemic. Members of the group, which uses African American sacred music as a vehicle to create safe spaces for racial healing and community building, must grapple with the emotional rollercoaster of trying to sing as one unit while living miles apart.

Continue the conversation on DOCS Connect with filmmakers and audience members, here.

Dilsey Davis lives in Durham, NC. She most recently produced and directed documentary shorts for ITVS/Independent Lens on rural jails in the South including ZOO CREW, SHERIFF PAULA DANCE and DAUGHTERS OF ADDICTION. She’s currently working on a feature about the 1969 protests at Duke University.

Nick Price
Reel South
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Details

Country: USA

Year: 2021

Director: Dilsey Davis

Screenwriter: Dilsey Davis

Executive Producer: Colby Gottert

Director of Photography: Jafar Fallahi

Editor: Luis Dechtiar

Music: One Human Family Choir

Featuring: Dilsey Davis, Cara Williams

Running Time (minutes): 15

Language: English

Accessibility: Closed Captions Available

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