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Jason Foster

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Biography

Jason Foster was born in Kingston, Jamaica but has lived most of his life in the American South. Overall, his work, which includes but isn’t limited to feature films, short films (narrative and documentary), and music videos, centers around the uplifting of Black people as well as focusing on people and communities who are typically overlooked, underserved, or fall somewhere within the realm of chicanery.  His work has been featured in the New York Times, Shadow and Act, Indiewire, TruthOut, and Okayplayer. Jason’s first feature-length documentary, the award-winning Many Fires This Time: We the 100 Million (2021), has played in numerous festivals across North America. He was a fellow in the UnionDocs Research and Development Summer Lab (2020) for his personal documentary feature, In Search Of…

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