little trumpet is a short film that follows nine-year-old Javon as he navigates loss, isolation, and childhood innocence in the fast-moving city of New Orleans amidst its traditions of violence and survival. This film encourages an important dialogue around childhood trauma and shines a light on the city of New Orleans, its people, and their resilience.

little trumpet was shot on location in the 7th Ward of New Orleans in the summer of 2021. The short film is currently in post-production.