Two months after Hurricane Katrina, 13-year-old Davis & her father Ernest find themselves in Chicago. With her mother dedicated to the fight for Black land ownership in New Orleans & her father committed to starting a new life in Chicago, divorce threatens to further separate a family already torn apart, & Davis is left hanging in the balance. [HIEROGLYPH] explores Davis’s experience navigating the Chicago public school system while silently coping with the PTSD of a secret assault at the Superdome during Hurricane Katrina.
Author: Erika Dickerson-Despenza
Cast: 3W, 1M
Olivier Sultan / CAA