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With awards season just around the corner, one New Haven-shot documentary is looking to take home the Oscar for "Best Documentary Short Film."
"Shut Up And Paint" has made the shortlist for the award category with 14 other short documentaries. The 21-minute documentary follows artist and Yale graduate Titus Kaphar, whose newfound fame divides him as his buyers and galleries choose to overlook the outspoken messages of Black experiences that are prevalent in his artwork. As the art market clamors for his work, the documentary shows how Kaphar struggles with not having his artwork in the hands of those whose experiences he's trying to convey...