2023 Gotham Award Nominee for Breakthrough Director (Raven Jackson)
One of the most visually striking, profoundly moving American moviemaking debuts in years, Raven Jackson’s All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt is an arresting immersion into a young woman’s inner world, filmed and edited with an extraordinary tactility and attention to the tiniest detail. This impressionistic journey skips ahead and back through decades to tell the story of Mack, whose upbringing in rural Mississippi is touched by grace, dotted with heartbreak, and always carried aloft by the surrounding natural beauty. As she ages, she loses loved ones and gains others, while making decisions that change the course of her life, and that of her beloved sister. Relying on sounds and images to tell her story, and employing minimal dialogue, Jackson has created something breathtakingly quiet and ultimately transporting—a spiritual tribute to the moments, feelings, and connections that make a life. An A24 release.
Please note: Open caption screenings of the film will play on 11/8 at 6:15pm, 11/11 at 12:15pm, 11/12 at 4:15pm, 11/13 at 6:15pm, and 11/15 at 6:15pm.
CCAP and Audio description available at all screenings.
Closed captions and audio descriptions are available with our capti-view devices for every screening in the Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center.
Film at Lincoln Center’s programming is generously supported by Tara Kelleher and Roy Zuckerberg.
Recommended Film Comment reading:
- The Film Comment Podcast: All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Sundance 2023)
- Sundance 2023 Dispatch: All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt
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