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Goodbye, Morganza

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In an intimate, archive-driven documentary, Goodbye, Morganza examines a property dispute that led to one family’s displacement from the home they’d owned since 1892. Today, their youngest daughter is left to pick up the pieces — all of them fitting within two storage units.

Directors Spotlight

Devon Blackwell


Devon Blackwell is a filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY. Raised in Silver Spring, MD, she began making films in elementary school as a hobby with her friends, leading her to pursue a Bachelor’s degree from The New School for Journalism with a minor in media studies. In college, documentary filmmaking became her focus. Devon currently works at The New Yorker as an associate producer, directing, producing, and editing documentary films. Goodbye, Morganza, is her short film directorial debut.

  • Year: 2023
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • Director: Devon Blackwell
  • Cinematographer: Daniel Lombroso
  • Editor: Devon Blackwell
  • Executive Producer: Soo-Jeong Kang, Paul Moakley
  • Music: Gil Talmi, Ezinma
  • Producer: Daniel Lombroso
  • Sound Design: Zack Wright
  • Premiere: World

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