WE SAVE US, 14min., USA, Documentary
Directed by Aylin Sozen
We Save Us is a short poetic documentary centering the expressions of New Yorkers leading up to the 2020 U.S. presidential election results. As tensions rise, the movement led by Black female activists to end police violence is ever-present. Combining various montage techniques with soundscapes that evoke sociopolitical histories of the past, We Save Us portrays the voices that echo the unrelenting fight to preserve Blackness in America.