Category archives: 2018

  • Intercept

  •   Intercept After spiraling into a deep depression, a young woman's desperate plans are intercepted. 16:45 by Jackie J. Stone in Shorts Director Biography - Jackie J. Stone Jackie Stone is an award winning director/writer and a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of The Arts. Stone has a penchant for visual story telling, delivering poetic and precise w[...]
  • The Knockout Game

  • The Knockout Game: A disturbing and Brutal game amongst teens, targeting whites and immigrants in Inner city communities. Gregory wants to play. He wants to get in good with G-Life’s gang. He wants to be accepted and prove that he has heart. But G-Life demands he take the game to its sickest levels, attacking the elderly. His actions opens up a Pandora’s box of violence that will touch[...]
  • Pushing Skills

  • A street-smart hustler uses his invention to give people extraordinary skills for few hours but finds himself in trouble when the wrong people hear about it. Director Biography - Michael A. Krehan Michael Krehan, born in Germany but living in California since 2002, has been in the video games industry for almost two decades, working on titles s[...]
  • Hidden Treasure

  • Hidden Treasure Hidden Treasure is based in the real life story of a woman who suffered spousal abuse for over 15 years. Yvette flees her home one night after a savage beating form her husband. She meets two strangers Charles and Allen who help Yvette discover her inner journey to find her Hidden Treasure. At the same time Yvette gets Charles and Allen to examine their own ideas and belie[...]
  • Then There Was Joe

  • Then There Was Joe With his gang-banging brother under house-arrest in their parent’s home, a straight-laced law student, struggling to study for his bar exam, is tasked with keeping his older brother out of trouble. 01:39:00 Justin Warren United States Feature
  • Who Am I

  • Who Am I Working with two primary schools in Nairobi and Mombasa, directors Wanuri Kahiu and Nick Reding intimately explore issues surrounding national identity. Using games and interviews the filmmakers ask 8-11 year olds what they understand about discrimination, tribe and religion, and how, when they are discriminated themselves, do they feel about their own identity. Inspired by Jane Elli[...]
  • Life is Fare

  • Playing at the Emporium SF in conjunction with HUSHconcerts and catered. 616 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117 Life is Fare Life is Fare is a Tigrinya / English feature film exploring three wildly different perspectives on the East African nation of Eritrea. The film’s premise follows Sephora, an idealistic young Eritrean American pitching a well meaning but ludicrous film idea to he[...]
  • White Knuckle

  • White Knuckle When a serial killer begins targeting the gentrifiers of a dwindling, historically Black neighborhood, three young adults attempt to determine the murderer’s identity… before they’re next. 00:22:57 Philip Champagne United States Short Director Biography - Xavier Coleman Honing his story-telling skills primarily through film editing, Xavier has worked post[...]
  • A Boy. A Girl. A Dream.

  • A Boy. A Girl. A Dream. On the night of the 2016 Presidential election, Cass, an L.A. club promoter, takes a thrilling and emotional journey with Frida, a Midwestern visitor. She challenges him to revisit his broken dreams – while he pushes her to discover hers. 01:29:00 Jamaal Scott United States Feature
  • KINGS

  • KINGS is a powerful short film that follows rookie African American police officer BRANDON BILLIPS his first night after being sworn into the Oakland Police Department and the difficult choices he’s faced with when his veteran partner starts to abuse the power of his badge. KINGS not only addresses the obvious issues of black and white stereotypes but also of the reprogramming of self imagery [...]
  • Kyenvu

  • Kyenvu A young African feminist millennial finds love in a bittersweet moment as she struggles to find her footing in a patriarchal society. 00:20:00 Kemiyondo Coutinho Short Director Biography - Kemiyondo Coutinho Kemiyondo Coutinho has been writing and acting for the African woman since age 17. She is the founder of Kemistry Klass, a content company geared at producin[...]