Indie Memphis to open 2023 festival with ‘All Dirt Roads’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 12, 2023 6:58 PM CT | Published: September 12, 2023 1:00 PM CT

Four years ago, Academy Award winning director and writer Barry Jenkins selected Raven Jackson winner of Indie Memphis’ Black screenwriter residency.


Raven Jackson
Elle Perry

Elle Perry

A native Memphian, Elle Perry has earned graduate degrees from the University of Memphis and Maryland Institute College of Art. She’s written for publications including the Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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