Danielle Beverly makes documentaries, usually filming and recording sound as a solo filmmaker in the field. Her documentary “Old South” was selected for IFP’s “Spotlight on Documentaries” at 2014 Independent Film Week. “Old South” follows two communities steeped in history – one black, one white – as they grapple with the legacy of race, on one block in the American South over 3+ years. “Old South” will premiere in 2015.
Beverly is currently in production on “Dusty Groove: The Sound of Transition”, a feature documentary that follows a used vinyl record buyer in Chicago. Beverly was Field Producer for “REBIRTH” over its ten-year production (Sundance 2011; Showtime; Peabody Award, 9/11 Museum.) Her feature “Learning to Swallow” (2005) premiered at Silverdocs, and toured The Southern Circuit. Other accomplishments: Nohl Artists Fellowship, and grants from Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media, Lucius & Eva Eastman Fund, NYSCA, and Puffin Foundation. Danielle Beverly also teaches documentary filmmaking and works as a documentary cameraperson.