Shorts Program: Love African American Style
2016-17, Various directors, USA, 96 min.
- Fri, Aug 18th 6:00pm
- Sat, Aug 19th 8:30pm
Six shorts look at the beautiful, daring, and terrifying things we do for love:
Friday, August 18: Directors Mary Moutry and Karim Moutry of CA$HOUT; (tentatively) director Tarik Jackson and producer Jacquin Deleon of BUSHBABY; and director Bryce Ray, cinematographer Mamadou Bah, and actors Chris Taylor and Corinn Clay of FEELINGS are scheduled to appear for audience discussion moderated by radio personality Matt McGill (formerly of WVON 1690AM's The Matt McGill Show).
Saturday, August 19: Directors Mary Moutry and Karim Moutry of CA$HOUT; (tentatively) director Tarik Jackson and producer Jacquin Deleon of BUSHBABY; actors Chris Taylor and Corinn Clay of FEELINGS; and filmmaker Nathan Hale Williams of 90 DAYS are scheduled to appear for audience discussion.
2017, Bryce Ray, USA, 8 min.
What’s a guy to do in the face of an imminent breakup, when conflicting advice is coming from sources close to him? (BS)
2017, Micea Bryant, USA, 7 min. With Nia Francis, Rondel Kennerson.
A very special girl delivers a valentine, and teaches the object of her affection a much-needed lesson. (BS)
2017, Marshall Tyler, USA, 16 min. With Tunde Adibempe, China Shivers.
Impending divorce puts a proud man in a humiliating position. (BS)
2016, Tarik Jackson, USA, 17 min. With Tony Baker, Tarik Jackson.
This satirical comment on gentrification provides a real and sometimes hilarious education in modern romance for an investigative cub reporter. (BS)
2016, Mary Moutry and Karim Moutry, USA, 28 min. With Sierra Aston, Luka Fisher.
In this cautionary tale, two best friends share a mad craving for a curvaceous body enhancement in order to boost their chances at love. (BS)
2016, Nathan Hale Williams and Jennia Fredrique Aponte, USA, 20 min. With Teyonah Parris, Nic Few.
The eagerly anticipated night of his marriage proposal takes an unexpected turn for the future groom. (BS)