Stories from around the world illustrate new perspectives on Black life in these five international shorts.
Joseph, 8, refuses to accept the departure of his older brother to France. Influenced by the traditional stories of his grandfather, he is convinced that Lentikri, an ancient monster, prowls the house at night. Joseph decides to confront it. In Creole with English subtitles. (Description courtesy of the director)
Moktar has been saying forever that once his bar Bablinga is closed he’ll return to live in Burkina Faso. That day has arrived, but he hesitates. This is when the ghosts gather to celebrate a final evening. In French with English subtitles. (Description courtesy of the director)
Adéle has just lost her teenage son in a fight between rival gangs. Summoning up all her courage to act, she resolves never to lose another child. In French with English subtitles. (Description courtesy of the director)
A phony faith-healer of a Kenyan pastor proves to be the accidental conduit for a miracle. In Swahili with English subtitles. (Dscription courtesy of the director)
Chris discovers a baby left on his stair landing with a note that appears to be meant for him. He sets out to find the mother of the child, but who is the baby’s father? (Description courtesy of the director)