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When a total solar eclipse passes overhead "Little Egypt", the celestial phenomenon spurs a collaboration between residents of Cairo, IL, and filmmakers to craft a collage of vignettes that defy the misperception of Cairo as a "dying community" eclipsed by post-industrialism. Despite economic hardship and a deep-seeded history of racial injustice, this film celebrates a vibrant community and its path towards resurgence.

Project Type: Feature Documentary

Directors: JP Sniadecki, Lisa Marie

Producer: Edward Wong