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Beautifully layered and expressionistic, After Sherman is a story about inheritance and the tension that defines collective American history, especially Black history.
Touring with the Film
Jon-Sesrie Goff (Director) is a multidisciplinary artist, curator, and arts administrator. His work includes extensive research, visual documentation, and oral history interviews in the coastal American South on the legacy of Black land ownership and Gullah Geechee heritage preservation. He has offered his lens to a variety of projects spanning many genres, including the recently released and award-winning documentaries, including Out in the Night (POV, Logo 2015), Evolution of a Criminal (Independent Lens 2015), Spit on the Broom (2019), and his feature-length directorial debut After Sherman (POV, ITVS 2022), which premiered at True/False Film Festival and has screened at the 2022 editions of Tribeca Film Festival and BFI London Film Festival and received awards for best feature documentary film at the 2022 Atlanta Film Festival & 2022 Santa Barbara International Film Festival. He studied sociology, economics, and theater at Morehouse College and completed his BA at The New School and an MFA from Duke University in Experimental and Documentary Arts. Jon engages with his work from the paradigm of a social change instigator.
North Carolina - South Carolina Circuit
Monday, March 25, 2024: Clemson, SC - The City of Clemson Arts Center
Tuesday, March 26, 2024: Raleigh, NC - NC State University Libraries
Wednesday, March 27, 2024: Winston-Salem, NC - a/perture cinema
Friday, March 29, 2024: Wilmington, NC - University of North Carolina at Wilmington