Ja’Tovia Gary | The Evidence of Things Not Seen
Neutral Ground is a feature length documentary following the effort to remove New Orleans' Confederate monuments, and the ensuing battle over who owns Southern identity. Neutral Ground follows comedian and writer CJ Hunt, also a decade long New Orleans resident, as he uncovers the historical andahistorical factors that led to the erection and, this spring, the hard-fought removal of New Orleans' Confederate Monuments.
CJ Hunt is comedy writer and producer living in NYC. He was a staff writer for A&E's Black and White, and a cast member on MTV2's Vidiots. He's is currently directing a documentary about the fight over confederate monuments in New Orleans.
CJ is a co-founder of The New Movement ( improv theaters in New Orleans and Austin). There, he is the creator and former-director of Training Camp: TNM's improv intensives. A member of the sketch group Stupid Time Machine, CJ has performed all over the country – including recent shows at San Francisco Sketchfest, Chicago Sketchfest, iO West, and the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival. He is also the co-creator of Sunken City, an original series hailed by press as "the New Portlandia" and featured on Indiewire's list of web series that could be "the Next Broad City."
A graduate from Brown University in Africana Studies, CJ is endlessly fascinated by race and comedy's ability to say what we can't.