Shorts Program: Love African American Style
2017-19, Various directors, USA/UK, 81 min.
- Fri, Aug 16th 6:00pm
- Sat, Aug 17th 8:15pm
Love can be for better or for worse, and, in these six shorts, sometimes it’s worse before it’s better.
FINDING MR. RIGHT
2019, David E. Bright, USA, 4 min.
With Zohra, Gabriel Marroquin
A damsel in distress finds thrills and romance in the manner of a silent movie. ProRes digital. (BS)
2019, Asha Flowers, USA, 7 min.
With Tamala Jones, Sherman Augustus
In this tongue-in-cheek comedy, untimely demise proves no deterrent to a couple’s bickering. DCP digital. (BS)
CATCH A GIRL
2019, LeRon E. Lee, USA, 15 min.
With Daniel G. Cunningham, Kayciblu Wright
Middle-school games pitting boys against girls take on a new meaning when sexual attraction dawns for 11-year-old Darius. ProRes digital. (BS)
THE PECK SITUATION
2019, Carmen Elly Wilkerson, USA, 12 min.
With Mehrnaz Mohammadi, Pritesh Shah
When a kiss is just a peck, a disconsolate wife searches for the ingredient that will bring back the joy in her marriage. DCP digital. (BS)
2018, Anthony E. Williams, USA, 29 min.
With Anthony Williams, Acacia Leigh
A hellcat ex-wife, a sexy current wife, and a bi-curious teen daughter orbit around a harried family man in this comedy/drama. DCP digital. (BS)
2019, Gian Smith, USA, 14 min.
With Rahim Glaspy, Jasmine B. Johnson
Love and attraction move to the variable rhythms of a jazz drummer’s beat in this impressionistic drama. ProRes digital. (BS)
Directors David E. Bright, LeRon E. Lee, Anthony E. Williams, Gian Smith, and, tentatively, directors Carmen Elly Wilkerson and Asha Flowers, and producer Leonard Smith (love taps) are scheduled to appear for audience discussion.