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Country: United States, Language: English, 89 mins

  • Director: Catherine Gund

CGiii Comment

What is the shape, location, duration, the quality of the breath that gives you room to be present? To be in process? To express, to resist, to persist? These questions permeate the genre-defying film Meanwhile, a poetic, non-linear journey that explores the impact of white supremacy on connection, relationships, and life.

Infused with art, dance, archival footage, and spoken word poetry, viewers are invited to follow their breath and remain present to moments as they happen, never arriving at a finished “end,” but moving between events simultaneous and concurrent. Artists and activists share glimpses into the ways the connective tissues of art and resistance sit alongside the violence and racism that threaten to tear apart community and self. With lyrical narration written and spoken by author Jacqueline Woodson, music and soundscapes by Meshell Ndegeocello, and directed by Catherine Gund (whose incredible documentary Chavela won the Audience Award at Frameliner41), Meanwhile is both meditation and invitation to consider how racism — and movements to resist and respond – shape our shared experience in still unfinished forms. Sophia Lanza-Weil


Cast & Characters

Daniel Alexander Jones