The Fifth Annual Film Festival will be held on July 27, 2024

Featured Films

Strike a Match
COVID Sourdough
Our Movement Starts Here
Stories from the Heart of Public Education

Featured Directors

John Rash and Melanie Ho

Asia E. Marche is a professional actress, director and community development consultant; her credits include stage, television, and film. Education is her gateway to liberation, it has led her to obtain a degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice, and a Master’s in City & Regional Planning. Bearing witness and at times getting caught up in the crosshairs of systemic entrapment, Marche is dedicated to bettering the lives of the disenfranchised.

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Co-Directors John Rash and Melanie Ho both work as professors and filmmakers at the Southern Documentary Project, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. Their work aims to preserve the stories of the American South, especially those from underserved and under-documented communities.

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Asia E. Marche