Kelly Creedon’s “In This World” Premieres Online – as Vimeo Staff Pick and Reel South Film

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“In This World,” a short documentary film by Kelly Creedon made its online debut on Monday. It launched as part of Reel South, a PBS program that features acclaimed documentary films about the American South, and as a Vimeo Staff Pick, a select group of videos that the streaming service’s staff “really, really love.” The film had already been screened at twenty major film festivals throughout the U.S., has won a number of major awards, and was named Worth Watching #156 by MediaStorm’s Eric Maierson this week.

“In This World,” tells the story of Courvosier “Vosiey” Cox, a precocious 15-year-old boy. He is determined to make it in show business as a way to leave behind his poverty and take care of his family. Creedon received an Alexia Award of Excellence Grant in 2015 in support of this work.

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“The Forgotten Black Okies: A Lost Journey into a Land of Broken Promises” from Matt Black

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Matt Black’s used his 2003 Alexia Professional Grant to work on his longtime project, “The Forgotten Black Okies: A Lost Journey into a Land of Broken Promises” documenting black farmers who migrated to California during the Great Depression as well … Continue reading