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"We Travel" Short Film (SFA, 2020)

Watch the full short film here.


When I wrote "How We Got Here," an essay about my family, hog killing, and rural Mississippi, I saw it all first—soybean crops, lakes with drangonflies and gurgling crappies, hogs, hills, woods, and family. I saw it, then I wrote it, then I read it over and over and over again, until the voice sounded like mine and not mine. Like the present and the past. Then, with the support of the Southern Foodways Alliance—as a part of their fall 2020 symposium—I teamed up with Atlanta-based filmmaker Ethan Payne to bring the story to life.

Watch the full film here.