Coffee with BAO Episode 16 ft. Bennie Mitchell III – Director of “It Is Well”
Artist, musician, and filmmaker Bennie Mitchell III has an intimate conversation with BAO about his complicated African American history in Savannah, Georgia, his professional and creative journey in music and filmmaking, and the creation of his debut feature-length documentary “It Is Well.” The film documents the life and legacy of Bennie’s father Reverend Dr. Bennie R. Mitchell Jr., a respected educator, preacher, and activist. He also shares his thoughts on the ongoing process of defining one’s personal identity, engaging his community, and nurturing his own mental health.
You can also listen to this episode as a podcast.
Learn more about Bennie Mitchell III and watch his film “It Is Well” on Amazon Prime Video.