Chicago premieres! Chicago Connection! Filmmakers in person! Film Series : Black Harvest Film Festival 2017

Shorts Program: Love African American Style

2016-17, Various directors, USA, 96 min.

Show Times

  • 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.

Feelings

Feelings

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)

Heart Eyes

Heart Eyes

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)

Night Shift

Night Shift

2017, Marshall Tyler, USA, 16 min. With Tunde Adibempe, China Shivers.

Impending divorce puts a proud man in a humiliating position. (BS)
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Bushbaby

Bushbaby

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)

Cashout

Ca$hout

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)
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90 Days

90 Days

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)
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