Meet the 2021 Fellowship recipients
These thought-provoking films brilliantly use sound and image to pull you into their personal and powerful stories. That's why we are excited to award them the 2021 Fellowship.
From first-time director Rebecca Hall, this elegant, psychological thriller picks apart the grinding tensions of American racism in 1920's Harlem with mesmerizing black-and-white cinematography. Hall deftly plays with image and sound to place the viewer in the protagonist's mind.
An artistically crafted documentary on the overwhelming prevalence of technology in the world around us, by director (and MacArthur "Genius Grant" winner) Natalia Almada. The film plays with scale and uses image and sound to deliberately disorient the viewer.
Set during Carnival on the Argentina-Bolivia border, this is Juan Pablo Félix’s vision of a young dancer caught between the most important competition of his life, and an ex-convict father dragging him into the criminal world.