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NOLLYWOOD IN FOCUS

Nollywood in Focus is a celebration of an industry that has against all odds gained global recognition as an independent, self-sustaining film industry run by Africans for Africans.

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Ball of Confusion

Ball of Confusion is a documentary about the history of basketball. The film is about how the sport, invented by Canadian Dr. James Naismith, served and continues to serve to bring people of all walks of life, together, in America and throughout the world. The United States was a segregated and culturally, highly divisive nation for many years...

LOVE YOU RIGHT

When a series of events causes Will Clay a successful R&B Artist career to hit rock-bottom, he is forced to come to grips with lessons of loyalty, self-care, ​and love.

No Lye: An American Beauty Story

No Lye: An American Beauty Story chronicles the rise and decline of the black-owned ethnic beauty industry in America.

THE COUNCIL

In an era of crime, drugs and violence, the streets of South Central Los Angeles walk in fear as the gangs, police and criminals take over. Four heroic men take matters into their own hands and bring a nightmare on the streets that they can't wake up from. No justice, no peace and if peace is far out of reach, so will the idea of being a law abiding citizen. The criminals leaned in the ear of the city and said a storm is coming, The Council leaned back and whispered..."WE ARE THE STORM!"

TENDER

In Tender the tensions caused by San Francisco’s housing crisis unfold for three black trans women in the Tenderloin. Under the backdrop of San Francisco’s housing crisis, the beauty of a historically LBGT-friendly district is revealed. Tender tells the story of three black trans women and their inextricable connections to San Francisco’s often maligned Tenderloin neighborhood. Janetta is a pillar of the trans community and head of the Trans, Gender Variant & Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP). Ronjah juggles multiple jobs as she dreams of moving out of her single room occupancy (SRO) and into an apartment near the ocean. Cookie searches for housing in a ballooning market that is unaffordable and leaves her homeless. These women take pride in living and working in this pre-Stonewall site of LBGTQ liberation, yet the spaces they hold dear erode as San Francisco’s housing crisis grows out of control.

LIFE IS FARE

Feature Film, Narrative Life is Fare is a Tigrinya/ English feature film exploring three wildly different diaspora perspectives on the East African nation of Eritrea. A cross cultural analogy to challenge how patriotism and nationalism are practiced, it is inspired by current Eritrean and Ethiopian migration journeys worldwide. Life is Fare premiered at the 2018 Brooklyn Film Festival, going on to win awards and recognition at:

THE BIRTH OF DECEIT

A peaceful town where all seems to be normal lies a dark cold secret that took the town by surprise as a couple befriended their neighbor/close friends, granddaughter for their own psychopathic needs. Which led to the main character, Ambar along with her friends fighting for their life.

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Half Ticket

Half Ticket is a 2016 Indian Marathi language film directed by Samit Kakkad and produced by Video Palace. The film is the story of two slum boy brothers and their absolute focus to get what they cannot dare dream of. It is an official adaption of a National Award Winning Indian Tamil film 'Kaaka Muttai'

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Carnival

Get Tickets CARNIVAL tells the story of an absent mother returning to visit her young daughter. This is a...

2 Dollars

SYNOPSIS: Syd works at one of the worst property management firms in the city. As a black queer masculine...

In the Hour of Chaos

Get Tickets SYNOPSIS: In the Hour of Chaos is a 2016 American documentary film about the life...

Aghast

Get Tickets Aghast is unreleased and has not had a world premiere. It was completed Nov 29, 2019. Runtime...

Unordinary Occurrence

SYNOPSIS: This is a drama/comedy about a woman that has an encounter with a mysterious co-worker that forces her...

Dolly

A white babysitter awaits the news of a job commission, meanwhile, she is pestered by the young black girl in her care...

Drunk Girl Therapist

When Lena is brought by her friend Gracie to a therapist with very unorthodox methods, she must overcome her skepticism if she...

Love The Original Way

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=000rJ1I_q3Q Keldamuzik wrote and produced her first short film called "Love The Original Way", directed by Hassan...

Dollar and a Dream

Get Tickets A young man recounts his footsteps of being homeless on the streets of Hollywood to chase his...

American Dream

Frustrated by the lack of opportunities for black people he had in France, Mickael has been living in the United States for...

Black boy joy

Black Boy Joy is a an introspective slice of life story about two generations of Black men, living within thesame household, juggling...

They say I’m Your Teacher

Bernice Robinson, a beautician from South Carolina, was the first teacher in the Citizenship Education Schools that taught literacy in order to...

RESPEK

An animated video poem dissecting the detriments of respectability politics. Get Tickets

Together

Carver and Ella have just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary and are trying to decide where to go on their "trip of...

Confectionery Conversations

Confectious Tooth is a candy expert who knows almost everything there is to know about candy. Now he's decided to take on...

A Storybook Ending

Get Tickets In a case of mistaken identity, Wale, a 30-something black man accidentally kills a white undercover cop...
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Hit The Road

Based on director Maya Table’s true story, Hit The Road puts a lively spin on the devastating breakup of longtime couple Penny...

Remembering Anarcha

Shaded under the shadows of a tall tree on the grounds of the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery stands a statue of...

Yene Fikir

Derived from the traditional Ethiopian language Amharic, "Yene Fikir" translates to "My Love" in English. The film is an exploration of immigrant...

Restless

In 2014, Geovane, a young man from a poor neighborhood in Brazil, was arrested by the military police and never seen again....
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Body and Son

Logline: A young boy finds an unusual father figure when he finds and befriends a dead body. Body and...

January 14th

A young couple’s anniversary takes a bittersweet turn when a police officer pulls the husband over on a questionable traffic stop. Inspired...

The New Mother

The New Mother is a 12 minute short experimental drama which explores the delicate paradigm shift between an aging mother and her...

Vacant

In the near future cannabis is legal and ubiquitous across the US. Nia, an out of work millennial, hopes to become a...

Crown

A harsh reality is revealed when a wild-haired, self-discovering 13 year old uncovers her mother’s secret teaching the adolescent a lesson on...

What Are You?

'What Are You?' is a short documentary that explores the lives of multiracial people as they reveal the struggles of living in...

Small Dogs

A look at little things making everything better. Get Tickets

MINO: A DIASPORIC MYTH

It is 2079. In the utopic haven of Biamara, a Coven of Black womyn who can conceive without men must consider denouncing...

Russ & Dru

Russ’ ex-girlfriend has moved on. Russ has not. At all. He’s obsessed with checking her Instagram and the ribbing from his brother...

What Happened to Henry

The first African American drum major of a major university marching band disappered in 1973 and hasn't been found since.

Love Like Winter

Part one of “The Love Cycle,” a tetralogy of films chronicling Black love and modern dating— "Love Like Winter" is a quiet...

Black Ghost Son

Eddie, a first generation Chinese-American, is learning to become a father and his son, Troy, is navigating the spaces between ethnicity and...

Unordinary Occurrence

This is a drama/comedy about a woman that has an encounter with a mysterious co-worker that forces her to face emotions that...

Going Down

Going Down is a drama set in a hotel elevator in present day Kingston, Jamaica. It follows Marjorie, a fabulous woman in...

Double Dragonz

In the wake of the L Train shutdown, two best friends fight to save their struggling Brooklyn bar before they get evicted.

Little Brother

Keith, a white elementary school teacher, journeys to South Los Angeles to investigate the home life of his gifted student Lamont. When...

BURDEN

Burden tells the story of Bennett Lewis (Nic Few) a highly successful and highly educated family man who in spite of his...
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Man in Me: The Documentary

Men invite us on a heart felt journey exploring boyhood and fatherhood. Recounting stories of pain and profound healing the film documents...

Colors

A young girl must confront the racial differences with her best friend. Get Tickets
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A Place Called Desire

A Place Called Desire have been in the making for 12 years, offers many unforgettable history lessons applicable to American history, Louisiana...

Proudly We Served: Virgin Islands Veterans of the...

“Proudly We Served: Virgin Islands Veterans of the Korean War” is the third in a series of documentaries on Virgin Islanders who...
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Thee Debauchery Ball

Debauchery Ball is the story of Chicago’s Afro-Futuristic, BDSM, fetish-themed House music party and how it has reshaped the Black social scene...

Georgia

Ten years ago I began filming two families I knew. The day has a shape and that's the shape the film takes,...

DVD & Chill

In the City of Angels, a jungle filled with predators & opportunists perpetually on the prowl, Zora a beautifully exotic groupie wants...

Leetha

Leetha is a six year-old girl who is headed to school on her own for the first time. Her mother, although reluctant,...
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Lucy

Lucy is a coming of age story about an exceptional deaf girl named Lucy, who struggles to navigate the more grown-up issues...

Zanmi

A New Year's Eve party in Martinique. Friends, champagne, an innocent game, unexpected reactions and questioned relationships...New Year's Day 2019 in Martinique.Like...

Goldie (fish)

A daughter uncovers a family secret and a fish “supposedly “ lives forever. Get Tickets