Narrative Short | Duration: 0:09:16 | Baltimore, MD, USA
Description: Paralysis is a poetic film featuring spoken word artists who capture the stream of consciousness of bystanders who witness a young Black boy fight for his life.
Maceo “Tendaji” Lester
A filmmaker based in Baltimore, MD. His work ranges from music videos, narrative film, documentaries and wedding videography. Lester received his BA in Mass Communications at Virginia State University. Years later he enrolled at the Maryland Institute College of Art where he received his MFA in Film. His love of music, sports and African-American culture are very prevalent in his work. His work has been screened and won awards at several film festivals across the nation and internationally. Lester aspires to tell authentic stories that will substantially impact race/gender equity and help cultivate storytellers of the next generation.