Sweet, Sweet Country

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5@5: New Coat of Paint
Sequoia 2 Wed, Oct 9, 2013 5:00 PM
Spanning different races and cultures, these short films show their women protagonists at their strongest, warmest, and most resourceful.
5@5: New Coat of Paint
Rafael 3 Fri, Oct 11, 2013 6:30 PM
Spanning different races and cultures, these short films show their women protagonists at their strongest, warmest, and most resourceful.
Film Info
Country:US
Director:Dehanza Rogers

Description

Dehanza Roger’s "Sweet Sweet Country" (US 19 mins) burrows into cultural divides when an Americanized daughter clashes with her newly immigrated Kenyan parents.

Additional Information

Dehanza Rogers is a Panamanian-American filmmaker, of both narratives and documentaries, born and raised in Georgia. She is currently an MFA Directing and MFA Cinematography Candidate at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television. Her films explore the Diaspora, self-defined and transnational identities, with a keen interest in exploring the liminal state of statehood and nationality. Dehanza was recently awarded the Stanley Kramer Fellowship in Film Directing, the Four Sisters Scholarship, the Mickey Dude Fellowship in Theater, Film and Television for the Depiction of Ethnic Diversity in American Life and the Lynn Weston Fellowship in Film.