-SCREENING 3- US Spotlight
We return with our third screening featuring content from the United States. We have ten shorts and documentaries from creative directors. We are proud to be showcasing these films with you and further explore story telling from across the pond. this lineup concludes with an Academy Award winning short.
This event starts with Echo. Its protagonist Royce Rivers, a 28 year old veteran, struggles with adapting to a new life after losing his hearing. He contemplates his purpose, and finds himself down the path of vigilantism. That is quickly followed by the story of Sally Stitch who appears if you don’t forward a chain mail by midnight. There is an amazing behind the scenes short film of Pynk Gorilla Studios recording two tracks. Pothos is a story about Ivy having her first communion and also her first period. Two Harlem born West African’s are building a movement that strives to provide the tools and resources to the local low income communities, to be advocates of social change. See more in the documentary, Hood Prophets. After a tragic incident, Bernard, a retired police officer, is haunted by the events of that infamous night, in Eye For An Eye.
A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10` year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash. Watch Skin, the Academy Award winning short film by Guy Nattiv.
Detective Jinks and his rookie Detectives Davenport & Williams band together to solve the missing person’s case of the son of Rose Landry in Tye Mason’s Till Death Do Us Part. Fragile like Concrete see’s Pete waking from an apparent drugging.He seeks help from the only person left in his life, his estranged best friend Titus, forcing him to come to terms with the wake of destruction of his life choices. Lose to Win is a story about a singer, who lost her mind and her voice, must find a way to rediscover both while overcoming the circumstances of her past and present.