Jarrod Cann is an independent filmmaker living in Cincinnati, Ohio. As a bi-racial filmmaker his work explores contemporary issues of race, class, identity, and social justice.
In 2014, he began directing a short documentary film, GOOD WHITE PEOPLE: A Short Film About Gentrification (2016), which centers on the "urban renewal" of an African-American neighborhood in downtown Cincinnati as one family is displaced from their home.
After premiering at the True/False Film Festival of 2016 GOOD WHITE PEOPLE won the Camden Cartel Award for Best Short Doc at Camden International Film festival of 2016.
LET THE GODS DANCE, his first feature-length documentary film, depicts the life and resilience of a hereditary drummer and his family in the Himalayas of North India as they challenge caste-oppression. LTGD is currently in development stage.