Category archives: 2014

  • THE YOUNG OSCAR MICHEAUX (Based on true Events)

  • Directed by: J.D. Walker BIOGRAPHY: J.D. Walker is a director, writer, producer, and teacher who won the Sundance Film Festival Pitching Contest for her second feature film about Oscar Micheaux. The biopic will be produced by Monica R. Cooper and Preston L. Holmes (Malcolm X, 1992). She has been featured in The Huffington Post, Shadow and Act (IndieWire) and countless other magazines ab[...]
  • VIVRE

  • Directed by: Maharaki MJ A teacher asks his pupils what they want to do when they grow up. While his classmates answer lightly and with great fun, Tom a quiet 10-year-old boy slips away. When his turn comes to speak, Tom embarks himself upon a striking monologue. With passion, humor and bewildering maturity he describes three possible life choices that will inevitably lead him to dramati[...]
  • Tabatô

  • dir. by João Viana Mutar, who fought in the war, is back in Guinea. In his luggage, he brings strange objects. Fatu, his daughter, takes the opportunity of Mutar's absence to open his bag. Shortly afterwards, Fatu's boyfriend Idrissa finds Mutar with his hand soiled in blood and Fatu dead. It is then that Idrissa picks up a drum. LONG SYNOPSIS 4500 years ago, while you were waging you[...]
  • SCAPEGOAT

  • Directed by: Khadif Sanders A Chinese store owner is robbed after arguing with a customer he racially profiled. The owner is shot and the customer must then decide if he will intervene. When the thug begins to assault the wife the black man takes action, and after a tussle with the thug it is revealed that the thug is also Chinese.
  • 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[...]
  • Shadow

  • Directed by: Richard Fields https://vimeo.com/94792066 Helena, an aging dancer who's injury forced her into retirement, sits alone in a dark bedroom reflecting somberly on the evening's events.  Earlier that evening ,Yosef, her husband, enters the dining room as music fills the air, meeting Helena for a night of wine, romance, and dancing. He guides her to the table and surprises her with[...]
  • Hacked

  • Directed by: Daniel E. Williams Adrian Carmichael, a successful executive at a burgeoning technology firm, earns a sought after promotion for all of his contributions to the company. When his credit card is declined at a local coffee shop, a surreal chain of events occurs that completely unravels his life.  
  • RED

  •   dir. Channing Godfrey Peoples In Texas, Red is crushed by the sudden death of her beloved grandmother, Mother Mabel, only to return home and find that her lover has left - stealing her heart and Mabel's most treasured possession. LIKE: http://www.facebook.com/msredfilmWEBSITE: http://www.msredfilm.com http://youtu.be/UwBYZE0grM8
  • VIOLET HOUR

  • A film by Mark Allen Tom Freed is a young African-American living in South Los Angeles. With support from his wife, he puts himself through gay-conversion therapy to cure his sexual desires. When a Christian psychologist, the group session leader, gives a lesson on curing his desires through masculine activities, Tom finds inspiration at a basketball court. While there, he sees the ulti[...]
  • Just Call Me Darling

  • dir. by Rasheena Nash The Darlings appear to be the perfect couple or the biggest catastrophe love has ever seen...depends on how you look at it. Scott Darling has a beautiful vibrant wife but chooses to live blindly in the grey areas of their life, leading her to a boiling point of frustration. He sees himself as a good man, a stand-up guy, a loving man and all Martha Darling can see, is him D[...]
  • Two-A-DAYS

  • Directed by: April WilsonMichelle Parker, 15, loves football. She looks up to her father, a former football star. At the beginning of her sophomore year, she decides to try out for the high school football team to the chagrin of her older brother, Stephen, the star quarterback. Throughout tryouts, Michelle and Stephen's relationship is challenged as she learns what it takes to make the team and ho[...]
  • The B Word

  • Directed by: Jermaine Spencer The B Word' is a cinematic short narrative depicting two sisters on conflicting paths, both leading to a destructive cycle of fear, blame and uncertainty. The story is set around the disease of 'Bulimia Nervosa', and how it's debilitating factors can transform a sisterly bond into one of dysfunction; ultimately becoming unhealthy and toxic. This short is a fict[...]