10 Rising Doc Filmmakers Who “Speak Truth to Power”
CUSP filmmakers Isabel Bethencourt and Parker Hill named to The Hollywood Reporters list of rising doc filmmakers.
Reunited after a 17-year separation, Walter, an Angolan immigrant, is joined in the U.S. by his wife and teenage daughter. Now absolute strangers sharing a one-bedroom apartment, they discover a shared love of dance that may help overcome the emotional distance between them.
How are we going to get stories of color told by people of color? Just do it! We loved this project– the investment team, the film team, and the story right from the start. Truly an African American story about immigration and the meaning of home. Very important film.
Huriyyah Muhammad, Sam Bisbee and Josh Penn
Someone to Watch Award (Ekwa Msangi) – Film Independent Spirit Awards; Sundance Institute | Amazon Studios Producers Award for Narrative Features (Huriyyah Muhammad) – Sundance Film Festival; Best Screenplay – Durban International Film Festival;
Sundance Film Festival; BlackStar Film Festival; San Francisco International Film Festival; Heartland and International Film Festival; BFI London Film Festival