Homegrown: Future Visions

Black Strings

Directed by Marquise Mays.

🏆 Winner, 2023 Best Documentary Short, Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

🏆 Winner, 2023 Best Black Cinema Short Audience Award, Cleveland International Film Festival

Follow The Black String Triage Ensemble, a group of Black and Latinx musicians in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as it performs at crime scenes in the immediate aftermath of tragic events. Together, the group seeks to alter the notion of first responders.

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