MIFF: Dark City Beneath The Beat

Documentary Music


A deep dive into the artistic scene in Baltimore.

"Dark City Beneath The Beat" is a love letter addressed to the director's adopted hometown. This production is much like a long-form music video with performance and dance numbers interspersed throughout, emphasising the key points that interviewees have made. The struggles of the city and its people are the backdrop for this film, but they are never the highlight; which allows the beats and moves to take centre stage. Queen of Baltimore.

Jessica Avelsgaard

MIFF 2020
65 mins