Category archives: Student

  • 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.
  • Lawman

  • Lawman (student, 14min) by Kahlilah Robinson – 1875, Indian Territory. Bass Reeves, is the first African-American to be deputized by the U.S. Marshal service. His wife, Nellie Jennie Reeves, tries to persuade Bass not to leave for his own safety, but Bass argues that it’s the best job he can get to keep a roof over his family’s head.
  • Cold Choices

  • Cold Choices directed by Nick Jones     Major John Polanco, a black ops command officer, is ordered to send in a group of Marines behind enemy lines without proper preparation and limited intel. The mission is a success but it comes at a cost. Now John must pick up the pieces and carry on. Cast: Neil Brown Jr., Chris Naylor, Michael Graham, Prim Siripipat, Corinne Now[...]
  • David's Reverie

  • Saturday. 2nd Act. 12pm David's Reverie 19:42 Neil Creque Williams "David's Reverie", starring Brandon Fobbs ("The Wire", "Walking Dead", "HBO's Getting On"), tells the story of a jazz musician struggling to prevent his epilepsy diagnosis from derailing his emerging jazz career. 2015 IndieWire Project of the Year Finalist Director: Neil Creque Williams NEIL CREQUE WILLI[...]
  • The Mermaid

  • Sunday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 5:15pm The Mermaid 15:11 by Italome Ohikhuare Selected for a 2015 SUNDANCE INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP A moving drama about a young woman, her schizophrenic brother, and his pet goldfish -- and a journey that changes all their lives forever. Director: Italome Ohikhuare (Writer/Executive Producer) Named a 2015 SUNDANCE SCREENWRITING FELLOW[...]
  • Micah

  • FRIDAY 6/12 AAACC  (Buriel Clay Theater) 12pm Micah by Halima Lucas Summary:  Micah's stern father is determined to teach him the hard knocks of life as a Black man -- maybe too determined.  As Micah grows older he exemplifies the same harsh tendencies as his father with his own daughter, Lily.  It will take a reminder of what it felt like to be a child to make him question his parenthoo[...]
  • Hop Skotch the Funk Dumpling

  • FRIDAY 6/12 AAACC  (Buriel Clay Theater) 12pm Hop Skotch the Funk Dumpling (15m, U S A) sub. by Khadif Sanders A lonely privileged kid and a street hustlin' hobo discover the value of friendship through their shared love of break dancing.  
  • One Hitta Quitta

  • Sunday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 2:30pm One Hitta Quitta' by Ya'Ke Smith A teenage boy's addiction to Internet violence, leads him to act out violently himself.   "Filmmaker Ya’Ke Smith Goes Deep Inside The World Of Internet Violence For His Upcoming Film “One Hitta Quitta”" Director: Ya'Ke Ya’Ke Smith known for his unflinching and veracious style of storytelling,[...]
  • The Youth

  • Saturday A.A.A.C.C. (Buriel Clay Theater) 5:45pm The Youth (15m, U S A) dir. by Dehanza Rogers A recent college graduate is frustrated that his life is going nowhere until an old friend offers him the opportunity to make a difference. Executive Producer: Dehanza Rogers Producers: Vanita Shastry, William Barker Director of Photography: Dylan Chapgier Photographs: Ingrid Hertfelder [...]
  • JUMP

  • Submitted by: Anthony Harper Set in a small town in Virginia, JUMP tells the story of Allen Knight, a teenage boy whose family structure places him in a role beyond his years. Responsible for his handicapped mother, Rivera, whose troubled past holds unresolved tension in the house, Allen finds refuge in his passion for the environment. However, Allen's acceptance into the college of his cho[...]