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SFFILM Presents

All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt

Directed by Raven Jackson

USA | 92

2 Oct
Mon, Oct 2, 2023 at 7:00 pm PT
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Guests Expected

Director Raven Jackson and producer Barry Jenkins are expected to attend for a post-screening Q&A


Join us for the West Coast premiere of writer and director Raven Jackson’s debut narrative feature which opened at Sundance and will screen next at the New York Film Festival.

A lyrical, decades-spanning exploration across a woman’s life in Mississippi, the feature debut from award-winning poet, photographer, and filmmaker Raven Jackson is a haunting and richly layered portrait, a beautiful ode to the generations of people and places that shape us.

Director Raven Jackson

Raven Jackson is an award-winning filmmaker, poet, and photographer from Tennessee. A Cinereach and SFFILM grantee, her work often explores indefinable experiences and emotions, as well as the body’s relationship to nature, and has screened at San Sebastián, Metrograph, Indie Memphis, BAM, and elsewhere. Her short films Nettles and A Guide to Breathing Underwater are streaming on the Criterion Channel.

Producer Barry Jenkins

Academy Award winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins has directed three highly acclaimed features, Medicine for Melancholy, Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk, as well as his award-winning television series The Underground Railroad. Most recently, Jenkins produced Charlotte WellsAftersun and Raven Jackson’s All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt. Upcoming work includes the 2024 theatrical release of Mufasa: The Lion King.


Film Details

Language English

Year 2023

Runtime 92

Country USA

Director Raven Jackson

Producer Maria Altamirano, Barry Jenkins, Adele Romanski, Mark Ceryak

Writer Raven Jackson

Editor Lee Chatametikool

Cinematographer Jomo Fray

Music Sasha Gordon, Victor Magro

Cast Charleen McClure, Reginald Helms Jr., Moses Ingram

Closed Captions Closed Captions are available for this screening

Audio Description Audio Descriptions are not currently confirmed and will be updated soon.

American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation American Sign Language Interpretation is not currently confirmed and will be updated. For any questions about accessibility at SFFILM Events, please email ADA@SFFilm.org.