'Griot Grit'

Runtime: 27 minutes

Directors: Lee Quinby

Actors: Griot Arts students

Website: https://video.mpbonline.org/show/griot-grit/

Documentary film about a group of dedicated teachers and students spread hope in the Mississippi Delta by cultivating the arts and a sense of community in an after-school program called Griot Arts. Inspired by the Griots of West Africa, they impart love and respect for the music and culture of Clarksdale, while nurturing a sense of responsibility for carrying on tradition and forging ways of strengthening civic bonds. Special FREE screening.