Shorts Program: Women of Color
2014-16, Various directors, USA, 84 min.
- Thu, Aug 25th 8:15pm
Courage and resilience characterizes the African American woman in the face of life’s rough spots in these shorts.
AUGUST 25: Director Bryan Willis of DECISIONS and writer-producer-actor Maria Miller of ME TOO, YOU, and business developer for JAMAICA T. JONES, Shauna Cooper will be present for audience discussion. Hollywood star performer, writer, producer and director T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh (IN LIVING COLOR, THAT'S SO RAVEN) will moderate the discussion.
2015, Kevin Maxwell, USA, 22 min. With Latarsha Rose, Joe Holt.
Racism and the violence of an abusive marriage pose twin challenges for the woman who owns a Southern town’s only black business in this period drama based on a true story. (BS)
2016, Bryan Willis, USA, 5 min. With Kim Cee.
With a major life choice looming, a woman has a heart-to-heart talk with her conscience. (BS)
2016, Chelsea Woods, USA, 13 min. With April Grace, Jaquita Ta’le.
The fear of not living up to the expectations of her college student daughter propels a depressed mother into a parallel fantasy life. (BS)
Jamaica T. Jones
2014, Nzinga Kadalie Kemp, USA, 19 min. With Janet E. Dandridge, Mtume Gant.
On the advice of her fortuneteller, the feisty heroine attempts to address her anger issues in this colorful comedy. (BS)
Me Too, You
2016, Travis Williams, USA, 15 min. With Tangara Jones, Ria Miller.
A sister searches for her missing sibling among Manhattan’s homeless, and befriends a troubled woman who can’t stop reliving a tragedy from her past. (BS)
2016, Xavier Burgin, USA, 9 min. With Inger Tudor, Araija DaCosta.
The urgency of a job interview presents a single mom with a desperate choice. (BS)