Aspiring filmmaker Jay returns to his native Washington, DC to find his old neighborhood is gentrified beyond recognition. Dealing with alienation from his friends, troubled by the disappearance of one of them, Jay feels lost and unsure of his place in this new community.
Merawi Gerima is a filmmaker from Washington DC. He is a graduate from the School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles, as his father, the filmmaker Haile Gerima, a figure in the L.A. Rebellion film movement. Residue, his first film, has been awarded by the Audience in Slamdance before being in the 77th Venice Film Festival’s Giornate degli Autori.
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Black Alley, Total Control Band, Critical Condition Band, Isaiah Hall