New Black Voices • 04-Nov-2019
While looking for a job online, filmmaker Travis Wood notices a trend on many company’s Meet The Team pages. With “Affurmative Action,” he delivers the unfortunate observation as a series of video screen captures highlighting racial inequities but plenty of canine representation. This is the fourth film we’ve featured by Wood in the last two years, all of which draw profoundly from personal stories of his life, past and present, using unusual and wide-ranging techniques ranging from puppetry in “Kayla in 1A” to childlike animation of “One Peg Boss,” and he’s quietly nudging along a humble, increasingly vital body of work. -KA. Directed by Travis Wood. Composer: Brendan Moriak.
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