A director and DP meet at a café. Three days later, they were shooting a feature. No joke here. Just the story of how passion and urgency, despite lack of resources, can make a great film….
In his first feature film “Residue” art imitates life for writer, director and D.C. native Merawi Gerima. The movie centers around, Jay, an aspiring filmmaker who returns to the District to write….
Filmmaker Merawi Gerima isn’t interested in telling one-dimensional stories. His debut feature film Residue, set in Washington, D.C., is an intense look at the impact of gentrification, Black identity, and….
White faces are typically obscured in Residue, Merawi Gerima’s impressive feature debut. He either leaves them out of focus, cuts them from the frame, shoots their silhouettes or positions the camera….