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Hope

A hopefully celebration of black culture and history.
3/5

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Jules Downum and Mattie Waters’ documentary short film provides a delightful and spirited glimpse into the black history and culture of a street in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The film is well crafted and showcases inspiring musicality, dance, and poetry. To convey this colorful mix of culture and art, The Pop-up Project brought onboard poet Arche Twitty, choreographers Jenison Owens and Ryan Roberts, whose work blends seamlessly with the street’s history and vibrant spirit.

The documentary skilfully interweaves past and present, showcasing the achievement of black history and their socioeconomic conditions. However, it also shines a light on the current state of this historically rich neighborhood.

Overall, a charming documentary that celebrates the cultural richness, vibrance, and diversity of everyday black life in Chattanooga. This project captures the essence of community spirit as it amicably celebrates diversity. Although brief, it serves as a dynamic and enlightening Film that leaves a deep impression of hope for the future. Jules Downum and Mattie Waters have crafted an inspiring piece that accomplishes much with so little. This film represents a significant representation of the cultural narrative at a unique location presented within a powerful and effective medium.

Brief Synopsis

A dance-film highlighting the lost history and culture of the MLK BLVD community in Chattanooga, TN. While celebrating the past, the film also calls attention to contemporary socioeconomic issues accompanying the area’s development.
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Credits

Director(s): Jules Downum, Mattie Waters
Writer(s): Jules Downum, Mattie Waters
Cast: Aaron Allen, Arche Twitty, Crystal Newson, Damien Chaney, Isaiah Russell, Jenison Owens, Nia Sanders, Ryan Roberts
Producer(s): The Pop-up Project
Director of Photography: Tim Cofield
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Runtime: 8 min

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Hope

A hopefully celebration of black culture and history.
3/5

Review

Jules Downum and Mattie Waters’ documentary short film provides a delightful and spirited glimpse into the black history and culture of a street in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The film is well crafted and showcases inspiring musicality, dance, and poetry. To convey this colorful mix of culture and art, The Pop-up Project brought onboard poet Arche Twitty, choreographers Jenison Owens and Ryan Roberts, whose work blends seamlessly with the street’s history and vibrant spirit.

The documentary skilfully interweaves past and present, showcasing the achievement of black history and their socioeconomic conditions. However, it also shines a light on the current state of this historically rich neighborhood.

Overall, a charming documentary that celebrates the cultural richness, vibrance, and diversity of everyday black life in Chattanooga. This project captures the essence of community spirit as it amicably celebrates diversity. Although brief, it serves as a dynamic and enlightening Film that leaves a deep impression of hope for the future. Jules Downum and Mattie Waters have crafted an inspiring piece that accomplishes much with so little. This film represents a significant representation of the cultural narrative at a unique location presented within a powerful and effective medium.

Brief Synopsis

A dance-film highlighting the lost history and culture of the MLK BLVD community in Chattanooga, TN. While celebrating the past, the film also calls attention to contemporary socioeconomic issues accompanying the area’s development.
Hope Short Film

Credits

Director(s): Jules Downum, Mattie Waters
Writer(s): Jules Downum, Mattie Waters
Cast: Aaron Allen, Arche Twitty, Crystal Newson, Damien Chaney, Isaiah Russell, Jenison Owens, Nia Sanders, Ryan Roberts
Producer(s): The Pop-up Project
Director of Photography: Tim Cofield
Animation:

Specifications

Genre: ,
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 8 min

IMDb Page

Coming Soon

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