Anthony Williams

Updated: Sep 22, 2021



Anthony Williams is a filmmaker and multimedia storyteller based on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. His personal work explores themes of identity, family, and belonging in dialogue with the contemporary landscape.


THIS LAND is funded in part by a grant from South Arts with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support provided by the Mississippi Arts Commission.



"If there's one thing that always amazes me about humanity, it's our ability to pick ourselves back up. To pick up the pieces. Assess the damage. Mourn our losses. Come together. And begin to rebuild." – Anthony Williams


This short film by Anthony Williams chronicles his experience preparing for and weathering Hurricane Zeta, which made landfall in October 2020 against the backdrop of COVID-19.