Tags archives: african american

  • The Other

  • Movie • 9 min 10 sec • Drama  Inspired by real-life events, 'The Other' explores the struggle of being in-between races. Multiracial Mia discovers that society has a need to put each of us in an ethnic box. And not all boxes are equal. That's when things get twisted, really fast. Fearing rejection, Mia gets herself tangled up in a web of lies. Are her fears valid? Or is she paranoid? If she com[...]
  • Nineteen Summers

  • Movie • 1 hr 58 min 53 sec • Family, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Crime, Action, Mystery, Music, Adventure  Completed Apr 2019 The time taken by the planet to make its revolutions around the sun. A point of time as measured in hours and minutes, a paradoxical transition from boy to man, /nine·teen sum·mers/ Born in the generational Los Angeles street culture a 19-year-old father seek[...]
  • Blind Sight

  • Movie • 19 min 29 sec • Drama, Romance, Thriller, Mystery  A woman forced into a hurricane shelter must face different perspectives on an event she's been avoiding from the people she's been avoiding
  • 5th of July

  • Movie • 1 hr 40 min • Comedy  Orlando Leal, a young black French professor, travels to the mountains on the 4th of July to complete his dying fathers last wish, to spread his ashes on the surface of Mosquito Lake. Orlando reluctantly complies, but when he curses his father at the lake, the universe turns on him. First he gets robbed of his wallet and keys by thieves named Dakota and Cowboy,[...]
  • Rinse Cycle

  • 9 min 49 sec Category: Shorts Directed By: Alex Ford A man recalls an important lesson from his mother about identity and blackness as he washes his clothes in a frightening laundromat
  • The Robeson Effect

  • Time & Date to be announced 5/22 1 hr 40 min Category: Documentaries Directed By: Juney Smith The extraordinary journey of Actor Danny Glover and his lifelong friendship with fellow Actor Ben Guillory that examines their early life,discovery of acting, their shared admiration of Paul Robeson and the creation of The Robey Theatre Company
  • Wren

  • WREN (18m, ) dir. by Aisha Ford SUN | YOSHI’S | 2PM-4PM After a 3-month long absence, a drug addicted mother unexpectedly returns in her daughter's life.
  • LostFound

  • LostFound (13m, U S A) dir. by Shakti Bhagchandani SUN | YOSHI’S |  4PM-6PM LostFound Trailer from Shakti Bhagchandani on Vimeo. A day in the life of a woman in the Nation of Islam.
  • Transcend

  • Transcend (17m, U S A) dir. by Kai Towns A transman, who hasn’t seen his family in years, unexpectedly returns home for Thanksgiving.
  • Devil In The Detail

  • Directed by: Shirley Nana Akua Manso Medium Synopsis A suspicious affair ruins an almost perfect marriage as husband and wife take a wild goose chase into the world of sex, lies and betrayal, risking everything in one of the craziest love triangles ever. Medium-Word Synopsis (French) Une affaire suspecte ruine un mariage presque parfait en tant que mari et femme prennent une ch[...]
  • Brothers Hypnotic

  •   THURSDAY @ 6PM. EAT, DRINK, and MOVIE!   (87m, Netherlands, U S A)  dir. by Reuben Atlas For the eight young men in the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, 'brotherhood' is literal: they're all sons of anti-establishment Chicago jazz musician, Phil Cohran. They grew up in the same house, in a family of 24 siblings, on a strict diet of jazz, funk, and Black Consciousness. Fam[...]