How to Build an Altar for the Living


This video collage is an exploration of many themes including (not limited to): Black lineage and legacy, oral histories, mortality, and reverence for Black people while they are still breathing.


Filmed and edited by Kaitlyn B. Jones.

Audio interview: Voice of my great-grandmother, Jessie Sampleton-Mayberry

Music: "I Believe" (feat. John P. Kee) by The New Life Community Choir