Joshua Overbay

This short documentary centers on Black-led wellness + justice collective UMOJA and the H.O.P.E for the Future Program, a prevention-based program for kids and teens in Asheville, North Carolina. It follows the interwoven stories of UMOJA’s founding members, emphasizing the need for culturally specific communal healing as an antidote to racial trauma.

Presented as Part Of North Carolina Shorts, Program One: Documentaries


"Bestseller" is a revealing exploration of the "New York Times'" Bestsellers List, examining the myths and rea...
14 min | Aiden Siobhan | | English
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Bite of Bénin

For Raleigh, North Carolina chef Adé Carrena, who was adopted from her homeland of Bénin at the tender age o...
36 min | Brad Herring, Adé Carrena | | English, French
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Elwell Ferry

The patterns and rhythms of a workday with Betty Rose Dolce, the operator of a small ferry carrying locals acr...
15 min | Dave Monahan | | English
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It’s Okay

In this vérité short, set in Charlotte, NC, we step into the experience of two young brothers in this quiet ...
10 min | David France | | English
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