Plated Prose


Plated Prose
Runtime: 06:52

Ravi Howard is an award winning writer, producer, and professor of creative writing and creative nonfiction at Florida State University. Ravi’s writing draws from the history and context of his Montgomery, Alabama upbringing. In this short documentary, Ravi digs through the Lupton Collection at the University of Alabama, discovering self-crafted narratives and the voices of those who wrote before him.

Published by ava

Director Ava Lowrey is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts. Since 2005, Ava has been using multimedia to connect with a larger audience and as a means of social activism. As creator of PeaceTakesCourage, millions have viewed Ava’s work and she has been featured in The New York Times, Rolling Stone Magazine, CNN, Mother Jones Magazine, and more. As a director Ava has completed multiple short documentaries and screened at festivals across the country. A native of Alexander City, Alabama, Ava’s films often focus on her southern roots, sharing untold stories centered in the American south.