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I told this story because I needed to express what it felt like to be a person of color attending an academic institution which socially alienated me from both my academic peers and my home community. I wanted to experiment using poetry as text for a film and I hoped this story would resonate with people from similar backgrounds.

New Haven, CT, USA
Dante is an artist from New Haven, CT. He earned a bachelor's degree in English from Skidmore College in 2019 and has experience photographing, filming, and acting for cinematic and theatrical projects. He is a filmmaker concerned with identity and the creation of meaning who strives to generate artistic opportunities for people of historically suppressed communities. more...

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