Category archives: Shorts

  • Cream

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 6PM-8PM [BUY TICKET] Cream by Palesa Lebona A 1960's period piece set in Oakland California centred around a 12 year-old, dark-skinned girl who is torn between her own personal identity ,and seeking the love and affection from her light-skinned grandmother.
  • The Columbarium

  • SATURDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 6PM-8PM [BUY TICKET] The Columbarium by Tyler Trumbo Do you have to be alive to be considered part of a neighborhood? This short black and white film shot on Super 16mm explores the concept of death through the eyes of Emmitt Waston, the long-time caretaker of thousands of cremated remains at the Neptune Society Columbarium of San[...]
  • Junior

  • SATURDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 12PM-2PM [BUY TICKET] Junior by Pearl Gluck A mother struggles with a new normal after her teenage son is murdered by an off- duty police officer.
  • Talking Piece

  • SATURDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 12PM-2PM [BUY TICKET] Talking Piece by KPage Stuart Valdes Jason Smith is a late 30’s, Caucasian high school principal in East New York. His wife, Julia, is a Cuban American climbing the corporate ladder. They have been in Brooklyn for 10 years, have a daughter, and live in a Park Slope brownstone. Samuel and Hugo are two brown-s[...]
  • Super Chef

  • SATURDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 12PM-2PM [BUY TICKET] Super Chef by Rochelle Rose Afflicted with food allergies, a young nerd concocts an imaginary hero, Super Chef, to help him conquer GMOs…and his loneliness at a flavorless summer camp.
  • On Time

  • FRIDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] On Time by Xavier Neal-Burgin Renee Johnson, a mother living in South Central LA, must make a difficult decision when she's late for her job interview. On Time is a proof of concept piece from the larger feature script, Rough Around The Edges, which made it past the 1st round of The Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab.[...]
  • Atone

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] Atone (short, 24min) by Damon L. Smith – A respected pastor and inner city community leader is pressed to come clean by a spiritual traveler, about a crime he’s committed and hidden for decades.
  • A Meditation

  • SUNDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] A Meditation (short, 16min) by Joe Petricca – A man who is a little lost finds himself connecting with a surprising woman who shows up to buy the DVR he is selling on Craigslist.
  • Pseudo

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] Pseudo (short, 8min) The Turner Brothers (Julien & Justen Turner) – Pseudo is a short film that contrasts the parallel experiences and outcomes of two unrelated chance encounters for two male teenagers. Given the tense social climate in America today, this short strives to offer a unique perspective[...]
  • Sofie

  • SUNDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] Sofie (short, 15min) by Ella Jane New – Sofie is 17-years-old and deaf from birth. One friday evening she is left alone to care for her Mother while her Father works a night shift. Sofie drifts in a timeless place somewhere between youthfulness and stark reality. When Sofie receives a text from her friend Luis, she [...]
  • Dem Dem!

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] Dem Dem! (short, 25min) by Christophe Rolin – Matar, a Senegalese fisherman, finds a Belgian passport on a beach in Dakar. He decides to use it. He crosses paths with N’Zibou a crazy wise man who measures the clouds. He questions Matar about his search for identity. One day, Matar disappears. [...]