With her Academy Award–nominated documentary TIME, Garrett Bradley confirmed her place among the most original and poetic voices working in the realm of nonfiction today. Her richly sensorial visual style and incisive blending of the personal and the political are on display in these remarkable short works, which include an inside look at the social media “click farms” of Bangladesh (LIKE), a heartrending exploration of the ravages of the American carceral state (ALONE), and an ecstatic voyage through a lost history of African American cinema (AMERICA).
Directed by Garrett Bradley • 2017 • United States
Winner of the Short Film Jury Award at Sundance, this stirringly poetic documentary puts a human face on the ravages of the American carceral state as a conflicted young woman contemplates marrying her imprisoned boyfriend.
Directed by Garrett Bradley • 2019 • United States
Taking as its starting point the recently rediscovered Bert Williams feature LIME KILN CLUB FIELD DAY (1913)—the first known film to feature an all-Black cast—Garrett Bradley’s extraordinary new short imagines an entire lost lineage of African A...