Nannie, an 85 year old matriarch delivers a series of humorous anecdotes of her dates through the 1950’s and 1960’s. With each story she reveals a struggle to retain agency over her love life as a single black mother at a time when her marital status was frowned upon by her own family.
Director: Lendl Tellington, Music: Josh Hey
Lendl Tellington is a filmmaker and photographer working in both documentary and fiction. His practice utilizes multiple layers of history using ephemera of a certain era to reimagine events unfolding in the present as collective memory. When he’s not behind the camera, Lendl is the Technical Production Director of the BlackStar Film Festival.