Filmography by Evan Kidd.
Panda Bear It – Local rapper Kamus Leonardo’s world is upended upon the sudden death of his girlfriend Destiny. To make matters worse he’s hanging out with a panda bear.
(2020) 63 minutes. [Trailer]
Run of the Picture – As hurdler Johnny Dutch prepares for the biggest race of his life, more than One dream is at stake. A independent documentary on track star & filmmaker Johnny Dutch. One man chasing two dreams.
(2019) 31 minutes. [Trailer]
We Lived the Blues – Born and raised in Baton Rouge, both Smokehouse & Mamie fell in love with the sights and sounds of Louisiana blues. And not long after, each other. Fast forward to August 2016, and we find Smokehouse and Miss Mamie Porter in a fight for survival as Baton Rouge and the greater community they’ve built around swamp blues falls prey to rising flood waters. This is Smokehouse and Mamie’s story of survival and what truly comes after the flood. As seen through each other’s eyes.
(2018) 15 minutes. [Trailer]
Son of Clowns – Minor TV star Hudson Cash loses his show, and his family’s backyard circus is floundering. After returning home to live with his parents, he finds adjusting to life back in North Carolina his most challenging role yet. Written & directed by Evan Kidd. Starring Adam Ferguson, Anne-Marie Kennedy, and Eric Hartley.
Home Remedy – Damon isn’t your typical therapist. Nearly divorced, unemployed, and unlicensed he treats would be “patients” in the comfort of their own home. But with Damon’s life in disarray, is he qualified to prescribe these home remedies? An original TV series. Written & directed by Evan Kidd. Starring Jeff Pearson, Artrial Clark, and Kevin J. McGrath.
(2017) 1 Season. [Trailer]
Flooded With You – The inspiring bond of the Davis family, whose ancestral home was devastated during the historic August 2016 floods in Baton Rouge, LA. The family now all live together in one small apartment owned by the matriarch of the family Shavette Davis. Created with fiscal sponsorship from NOVAC’s BetteR Baton Rouge documentary series.
(2017) 8 minutes. [Trailer]
Learning Man – The ghost of a former slave wanders an abandoned North Carolina textile mill waiting on a promise. A curious construction worker discovers there’s more to the mill than meets the eye.
(2017) 12 minutes. [Trailer]
Stargazer – A man quits his job in pursuit of a dream out of this world. Written/Directed/Edited/Shot by Evan Kidd. Starring Graham Grant & Rachel G. Whittle. Created for NASA & Houston Cinema Arts Society’s CineSpace 2016 Competition.
(2016) 5 minutes.
CAN YOU FEEL IT? – Way back in 2015. I shot about half of a feature length documentary about the closing of a local record store and the love of physical media… then scrapped it because I was moving across the country and shooting Son of Clowns & Run of the Picture at the time. Fast forward to quarantine 2020. I get real bored. I found the footage on an external hard drive and shot a YouTube video to accompany with 2020 Evan giving context & 2015 vignettes from the documentary that never was.
(2015/2020) 19 minutes.
You Wouldn’t Expect – A mother and daughter’s horrific experiences as two of the almost 7,600 victims of the North Carolina eugenics program. Set in the backdrop of 1960’s southern America. Directed/Edited by Evan Kidd. Written/Produced by Marilynn Barner Anselmi. Starring LaToya Gardner, Briah Pack, Christine Rodgers, and Alex Theus.
(2015) 9 minutes.
Displacement Welcomed – A young woman returns home to deal with her father’s disappearance. However along the way its a homeless woman who helps her find what she truly seeks. Written & directed by Evan Kidd. Starring Avery Hobbs, April Vickery.
(2014) 17 minutes.[Trailer]
- 2014 Viewster Film Festival (VOFF4)
- 2015 Eastern North Carolina Film Festival
- 2015 Y’allywood Film Festival
Spazz Out! – The in-depth process of planning, running, promoting, and keeping a small town music festival alive and well while bringing a community together through music. A documentary directed by Evan Kidd.
(2013) 35 minutes.
Go Hard or Go Home: Azaveus Dickens’ Story – This short documentary shares the story of upcoming East Carolina University football player Azaveus Dickens.
(2013) 11 minutes.