All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt

Raven Jackson, USA 2023, 97’
Polish premiere
Blood for Dust

A lyrical, decades-spanning exploration across a woman's life in Mississippi, the feature debut from award-winning poet, photographer and filmmaker Raven Jackson is a haunting and richly layered portrait, a beautiful ode to the generations of people and places that shape us.

‘All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt’ Review: A Pensive, Visually Sublime Patchwork of Mississippi Sense Memories (Variety)

Rafał Glapiak

Raven Jackson

Raven Jackson is a director, poet, and photographer from Tennessee. She graduated with degrees in Film Studies at New York University and Creative Writing from New School. She received the Cave Canem Foundation scholarship, which propagates representation and visibility of African Americans on the literary market. Raven claims her work focuses on exploring experiences and emotions that elude definition, as well as the relationship between the body and nature. All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt is her full-length debut, which premiered at the Sundance Festival in 2023.


2018 Nettles (short)

2018 A Guide to Breathing Underwater (short)

2019 Røtter (short)

2023 Polne drogi mają smak soli / All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt

Cast & Crew

director Raven Jackson
screenplay Raven Jackson
cinematography Jomo Fray
editing Lee Chatametikool
music Sasha Gordon, Victor Magro
cast Charleen McClure, Moses Ingram, Kaylee Nicole Johnson, Jayah Henry, Reginald Helms Jr., Zainab Jah, Sheila Atim, Chris Chalk
producer Maria Altamirano, Barry Jenkins, Adele Romanski, Mark Ceryak
production A24, PASTEL, Tender
sales A24
language English
coloration colour
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