A thousand midnights

Directed by Carlos Javier Ortiz | Short Documentary | 12 min | US | 2015

Official Selection: AFI FEST 2016, Special Mention for Cinematography Award

This experimental documentary chronicles the contemporary manifestation of the economic and social histories of Black Americans who came to the north during the Great Migration in search of economic opportunities. The implications of their migration, and the lack of economic opportunity they encountered, has far reaching consequences for Black Americans today. 

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