Film
SHORTS

LETTER TO THE FREE

Directed by Bradford Young
SHORT NARRATIVE 19 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE LETTER TO THE FREE
Inspired by some of our greatest musical recordings and performances "behind bars," Letter to the Free brings some of our generation's most talented and gifted jazz musicians to Queens Detention Complex and asks them to fill the hallways with their blessings, their spirited sounds.
Drama, Music, African American Director(s)
About the Director(s)
Born on July 6, 1977 in Louisville, Kentucky, Bradford Young moved to Chicago at age 15 to live with his father. He has twice won Cinematography Awards at the Sundance Film Festival.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts
  • Year:
    2017
  • Length:
    19 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World
Cast & Credits
  • Executive Producer:
    Ava Duvernay, Common, Derek Dudley, Shelby Stone
  • Editor:
    Marc Thomas
  • Cast:
    Karriem Riggins, Common, Andra Day, Rob Glasper, Bilal, Christian Scott
  • Concept:
    Bradford Young, Common
  • Director:
    Bradford Young
  • Producer:
    Erin Wile
  • Cinematographer:
    Bradford Young, Maceo Bishop

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