Category archives: 2018

  • Survivor 9

  • Yana is a refugee living in Los Angeles when she begins to suspect that Fundi, a taxi driver, is a war criminal from her country of origin. Yana recognizes Fundi’s voice as the radio DJ who urged murder and mayhem. It reignites the trauma of her past–especially her inability to save the lives of three school girls in her care. Haunted by these memories, Yana decides to track down the taxi driv[...]
  • A Beautiful Villain’s Greed

  • Consumed with the art of consumption, this beautiful villain takes her addiction to retail to menacing new heights. 00:01:49 Dominique Wilmore Animation, Short Director Biography - Dominique Wilmore Dominique Wilmore is an American designer and visual artist. A native of Washington, DC, she formally studied and practiced architecture in her early career. Dominique's work h[...]
  • Unarmed

  • Unarmed follows a young African American male, David, who’s father was murdered by the police. David’s biggest fear is seeing his daughter grow up without a father the same way he grew up without father. The film follows the David on his journey to be a good father, while giving insight on the trauma remaining from his father’s death. 00:05:40 Elias Moreno Student
  • ’63 Boycott

  • 63 Boycott Teaser from Kartemquin Films on Vimeo. In 1963, 250,000 students boycotted the Chicago Public Schools to protest racial segregation. Unseen 16mm footage of the boycott is combined with insights from the original participants and present-day protesters against school closings. ’63 Boycott connects the forgotten story of one of the largest northern civil rights demonstrations t[...]
  • Training Wheels

  • Amari, a gifted little 9 years old with mind-reading capabilities, is waiting patiently for her dad to come home and teach her how to ride her bike without training wheels. Her father gets home but is distracted by mom’s concerns about missing belongings from the house. Amari watches as her parent grow more and more frustrated with each other and dad storms out. Curious to learn her father’s w[...]
  • The Color of Me

  • An adopted African-American named Lewis Clark, falls in love with a young woman named Lisa Adams, who has an unusual condition. Every hour, her skin magically changes color and she turns into 5 different races. Lewis and Lisa struggle with their relationship as Lisa continuously changes skin color, and the two of them explore their own opinions about race and how much it really matters in [...]
  • Congo Cabaret

  • Welcome to the world of Claude McKay, a gay writer of the Harlem Renaissance whose racy 1926 novel, Home to Harlem, became the first best-seller published by a Black writer. When you have your glass of bootleg gin at the Congo Cabaret, you will witness a colorful underground world with lots of drama: Zeddy the kept man cheating on his woman; Myrtle, his innocent mark; Billy the Wolf, t[...]
  • Rebirth is Necessary

  • This film explores the magic and dynamism of Blackness in a realm where time and space are altered. The now, the past & the future are rethought and reordered to create something soulful and mind bendingly visceral. Unfolding through the gaze of Jenn Nkiru, it is an audio – visual feast which pulls on broad yet unique sound and visual references to push the story forward. The soundtrack fe[...]
  • Living

  • Living: A Award Winning Drama Short about an Angel's descent from Heaven too Brooklyn looking to clear the air, bridging a Gap fining common ground addressing an important key of life between Law Enforcement and Minorities... 00:13:35 Marcellus Cox United States Short Bio: Marcellus Cox is an Award Winning Writer/Director hailing from Los Angeles, California. Marcellus Cox has alway[...]