“Not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable, turbulent, unsettled.”
Using found footage and archival material as metaphorical architecture, Acting Erratically explores the relationship between state violence and mental health on the bodies of neurodivergent women of color in NYC.
15mins. Made in 2017. Currently in distribution.
Co-directors and editors: Tuff Guts, Daniel Goodman, and Davey Field.
Producers: (as above), Christopher Paul Harris, and Nikita Price.
Assistant directors: Maya Yu Zhang, and Christopher Paul Harris.
Made in collaboration with Black Youth Projects 100 (NYC Chapter) and Picture the Homeless.
Mentored by Akosua Adoma Owusu.
Made as part of the ‘Just to Get By’ Collaborative Studio at UnionDocs.
2018 Film Festivals and Awards
The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival – NYC, USA – Vanguard Award for Experimental Film
Festival of (In)Appropriation – Los Angeles and Seattle, USA
Kasseler Dokfest – Kassel, Germany
Impugning Impunity Human Rights Film Festival – NYC, USA
Experiments in Cinema Film Festival – Albuquerque, USA