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Reid Davenport ('16) wins Sundance Directing Award

In his film, Davenport offers an unflinching meditation on freakdom, (in)visibility, and the pursuit of individual agency
In a reflection of an unmarked storefront is a grayish silhouette of a man using an electric wheelchair. Behind the man is a spectacular red and yellow circus tent. Underneath the photo is a magenta banner with three yellow semicircles and an orange circle, and the words “Sundance Film Festival 2022” in black.

Reid Davenport, MFA in 2016, recently earned the Sundance Film Festival's U.S. Documentary Directing Award, for his debut feature film I Didn’t See You There.

In Reid Davenport ‘s (‘16) I Didn't See You There, a disabled filmmaker, spurred by the spectacle of a circus tent that goes up outside his Oakland apartment, launches into an unflinching meditation on freakdom, (in)visibility, and the pursuit of individual agency.

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