21st annual deadCenter Film Festival

Shorts: The Artists (Available in the US)

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Seven shorts that glimpse into the passion and pitfalls of a creative life.

A virtuoso jazz pianist and film composer tracks his family's lineage through his 91-year-old grandfather from Jim Crow Florida to the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    13 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Ben Proudfoot & Kris Bowers
  • Producer
    Ben Proudfoot, Jeremy Lambert & Kris Bowers
  • Executive Producer
    Ava DuVernay, Adam Ellick, Steve Cohen, Paula Froehle, Jane Solomon
  • Co-Producer
    Abby Lynn Kang Davis & Caley Shannon
  • Cast
    Kris Bowers & Horace Bowers, Sr.
  • Cinematographer
    David Bolen & Brandon Somerhalder
  • Editor
    Lukas Dong
  • Composer
    Kris Bowers
  • Sound Design
    Sean Higgins & Richard Carlos