Carl Harrison Jr.
Carl Harrison Jr. is an independent director, writer, and producer whose documentary and narrative fiction work address themes of race, freedom, music, and southern cultural traditions. His short films have been featured at film festivals across America including New Orleans Film Festival, Seattle Black Film Festival, Sidewalk Film Festival, Baltimore Black Festival, and many others. He was selected as a 2017 Emerging Voice by the New Orleans Film Society. His directorial debut, Straight Line, is a narrative short that boldly confronts the crippling racial dehumanization that has for centuries been and continues to remain far too commonplace in our society. Beginning in January 2021 Straight Line will be featured on Alaskan Airline flights. He recently received a 2019 Research and Development Grant from the Southern Documentary Fund for his current project Eve’s Garden.