Shorts: Black Arts and Culture

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Losing (and finding) oneself in the cultural rhythms of Black life.

Larry from Gary (dir. Dan Rybicky) A dedicated dance teacher continues inspiring his current and former students even after the arts high school in Gary, Indiana, where he’s taught for decades, is shut down by the state.
Swing Man Blues (dir. Arielle C. Knight) Genre-bending pianist and establishment rebel, Eric Lewis finds himself in a state of recollection as he meditates on his love affair with a temperamental mistress called Jazz. Swing Man Blues is one man’s contemplative journey through sound, driven by the original compositions of this piano virtuoso.
A Million Eyes (dir. Richard Raymond) A gifted young photographer, grappling with his mother’s alcoholism, sets out to capture something he loves with the help of a mentor.