Black folks and water don’t mix, right? SLICE explores how Rico Golden and his homeboys from Memphis, Tennessee submerge themselves in an original swimming art form of athleticism, creativity, and joy called slicing while refusing to drown in a pool of society’s expectations. 

IG: @slicethemovie

Director IG: @azairelovejunt 



Best Documentary Short at Oxford Film Festival 

Panavision Outstanding Short at Michaeux Film Festival

Best Editing in a Short at Michaeux Film Festival

Best Documentary Short at Indie Memphis Film Festival 

Audience Award at Indie Memphis Film Festival 

Best Documentary Short at URBANWORLD 

Best Documentary Short at Denton Black Film Festival 


Oxford Film Festival 

Mountainfilm Festival  

NYU Sports Film Festival

Michaeux Film Festival

Bronze Lens Film Festival 

Sidewalk Film Festival 

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

Indie Memphis Film Festival 

Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival 

Urbanworld Film Festival

New Orleans Film Festival 

Cucalorus Film Festival 

Carrboro Film Festival 

Green Mountain Film Festival 

London Mountain Film Festival