Shared Resources follows the director’s parents over their 5-year-long bankruptcy, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, their father’s career as a debt collector, Agent Orange, and the life-altering expense of the director’s college education. As the director and their family confront their widely differing understandings of the financial systems entangling them––reacting to and describing what the film shows–– they reckon with the risks of representing and living inside the bonds of debt, disability, and dependency.
Jordan Lord is a filmmaker, writer, and artist. Their work addresses the relationships between historical and emotional debts, framing and support, access and documentary. Their films have been shown at festivals and venues including MoMA Doc Fortnight, Dokufest Kosovo, BFMAF, CIFF, ARGOS, and Camden Arts Centre. They have presented solo exhibitions at Piper Keys and Artists Space, and their work has been featured in publications such as Artforum, Art in America, Filmmaker Magazine, and Hyperallergic.