My documentary Two Trains Runnin', about the searches for Son House and Skip James during Mississippi Freedom Summer, premiered in 2016. After a festival run that included stops at Full Frame, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Traverse City, Vancouver International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, and more, the film will have a limited theatrical release in 2017. Read the report from Variety here.

 
 
 

TWO TRAINS RUNNIN' is about the search for two forgotten blues singers, set in Mississippi during the height of the civil rights movement. Directed by Sam Pollard, narrated by Common, and featuring the music of Gary Clark Jr. For showtimes click here

 

"This captivating movie, like the blues itself, is at once a recognition of somber truths and a gesture of protest against them."

A.O. Scott, The New York Times 

Read the full review here