Stay Close

POV Shorts Season 2
  • Short Film
  • 2019
  • 19 Mins

Stay Close blends home videos and animation in an expressionistic montage to tell the underdog story of Keeth Smart, an African American fencer from Brooklyn who overcomes a gauntlet of hardships on his road to the Olympics.

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Film Credits

  • Luther Clement Co-directorLutherClement_StayClose_Headshot
  • Shuhan Fan Co-directorShuhanFan_StayClose_Headshot