Category archives: Shorts

  • 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[...]
  • Arthur’s Bicycle

  • A grieving mother seeks to remove a curse brought on by her son’s suicide, while her younger sons grapple to understand the meaning of his death. 00:18:00 Tafadzwa Chiriga Short Director Biography - Tafadzwa M Chiriga Tafadzwa Chiriga is a visual artist and film director from Harare, Zimbabwe. He studied Film and Television production at NYIT, Old Westbury and curr[...]
  • Jabari Keating

  • Upon making a life altering decision, Jabari Keating is a candid first person narrative film that explores his personal reflections, life experiences and trials and tribulations as an African American in present day America. 00:10:00 Stacey Larkins Experimental, Short Director Biography - Stacey Larkins Stacey Larkins is a narrative filmmaker and musician residing in t[...]
  • All to Myself

  • After learning that her husband (Calvin) has been cheating on her, Evelyn is on a mission to gain revenge. It’s the night of a big speakeasy bash and Evelyn is prepared to cause a scene. Along her journey to the party, Calvin attempts to salvage his marriage but Evelyn has other plans which makes for an unpleasant surprise. 00:10:50 Maceo Lester United States Music Video, Short Dir[...]
  • /smōkd/

  • Tempers flare when twelve grand jurors deliberate whether to indict, or not indict, a police officer who allegedly kills a man during an arrest. 00:15:01 Tamika Miller United States Short Director Biography - Tamika Miller Tamika Miller is a passionate storyteller who began her career as a line producer and production supervisor for television commercials and high-pro[...]
  • 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 every i[...]