Merawi Gerima

Nominated for Best Editing

Credits

Editor: Residue

Synopsis

Residue chronicles aspiring filmmaker Jay (Nwachukwu), who returns to his native Washington, D.C. to find his old neighborhood is gentrified beyond recognition. Dealing with alienation from his friends, troubled by the disappearance of a loved one and unsure of his place in this new community, Jay confronts issues of identity, isolation and loss on a tumultuous personal journey.