Sidney Bechet

The City

 A poetic montage set to a poem about New York. Words by Prabhath Avadhanula, read by John Willey. Accompanied by “Summertime” as performed by the by the Sidney Bechet Quintet.

While undertaking an internship with A76 Productions in New York City, Jesse worked with fellow interns Evelyn Gallagher, Christopher Gowar, and Eliza Philpott to create The City. They shared the creative control as they shot and edited, creating a film that shows some of the many ways that people experience New York City.