Residue

Merawi Gerima

Talents USA 90 min Spaish premiere Fiction

Synopsis

A young filmmaker returns home after many years away, to write a script about his childhood, only to find his neighborhood unrecognizable and his childhood friends scattered to the wind.

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Themes

North American CinemaDramaFirst FeaturePoliticsSocial Issues

Director

Merawi Gerima

He is a director and editor, graduate of the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, and he is the son of renowned Ethiopian filmmaker Haile Gerima. Merawi was born in Washington DC, and his filmmaking focuses on his environment and community, with which he worked collectively to make Residue, his first feature film. He had previously directed several short films.

Filmography: Residue (2020), Heart (curt, 2016), Lifeline (curt, 2015), Riot (curt, 2015), Fire Under the Leaves (curt, 2014), They Can Do No Harm (curt, 2011)

Merawi Gerima

Film information

Address: Merawi Gerima
Script: Merawi Gerima
Contact: Sudu Connexion
With: Obinna Nwachukwu, Dennis Lindsey, Taline Stewart, Derron “Rizo” Scott, Jamal Graham
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Format: DCP
Length: 90 min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish, Catalan
Subtitles in Filmin: Spanish, Catalan

Sessions

30/04/2021 - 16:30h
Renoir Floridablanca – Sala 7
01/05/2021 - 20:30h
Renoir Floridablanca – Sala 2
02/05/2021 - 20:00h
Filmin
08/05/2021 - 18:00h
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Awards

SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
Slamdance Acting Award
Audience Award

INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS
John Cassavetes Award

Poster

Residue