Category archives: 2014

  • Vimp

  • Directed by: BRYANT WARD An Ex-Pimp re-enters the world of fast money and beautiful woman, but there's something very strange about the woman he encounters.  
  • Perfect Day (16m, U S A)

  • dir. by Derrick L. Sanders Desmond, an intellectual loner in a volatile high school, has devised a plan to reveal his affections to Aasha, the class beauty. He secretly writes her love sonnets, depositing them in her locker between classes.  Then, in the midst of the day’s chaos, he discovers he has his own secret admirer. All other concerns fade as he makes his way from clue to clue, ho[...]
  • Longing (7m, United Kingdom)

  • dir. by Zoe Sailsman-Asghar Dawn has recently lost her husband. She finds it difficult to let go, and longs for his presence. She delves into her subconscious and imagination to try and feel him; but the more she sees the more her reality becomes distorted. (French)  Aurore a récemment perdu son mari. Elle a du mal à lâcher prise et aspire à la présence de son mari. Pour voir ou sentir lu[...]
  • Balancing Act

  • Submitted by: Kristine Stolakis Balancing Act tells the story of DeMarcello Funes, a 22-year-old emerging circus performer. But Funes is no ordinary clown: he teaches a forgotten history of African American performance and its ties to the circus arts. A circus artist brings to life a forgotten history of African American performance.Growing up, fellow students bullied Funes for being m[...]
  • The Lives of LaMott Atkins

  • dir. by Robert Philipson W. E. B. DuBois famous wrote that every Black in America grow up with 'this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others.' But what happens when the double consciousness of being gay is overlaid on that? This self-narrated documentary follows a man of extraordinary talent: running back for the Stanford Cardinal; dancer [...]
  • I JUST WANNA BALL

  • dir ROBERT BOWDEN It wasn't the victories on the court but it was the amazing triumphs off the court that made these girls true champions. During the 2012-13 season, the McClymonds High School girls basketball team became a powerhouse on and off the court. Within a two year period, they went from a program known for decades as a loser, to champions of the Oakland Athletic League, the[...]
  • The Way You Love

  • Directed by: Lydia Darly Synopsis The Way You Love is about unconditional love and forgiveness of the past in order to be free. It takes tremendous courage to love and forgive another. But doing so could lead to redemption and ultimate freedom. Sarah needs to forgive her mother, father and godmother in order to find the courage to live her life freely. Marie needs to let go of her past an[...]
  • MCNA

  • Maison de la Culture Noire Americaine (MCNA) is the premier information portal for the cosmopolitan African American/African Diaspora experience in Paris—past, present and future—and in France as a whole. It is a soul-stirring, multifaceted, and collaborative cultural arts (and service) center which provides a conduit for anyone interested in exploring and connecting with the African Diaspora [...]
  • 'Doc' Crow : The Legend of Johnny 2-Strings

  • Submitted by: Alonzo Jones 'Doc Crow : The Legend of Johnny 2-Strings' is a period piece docu-drama about a legendary blues man and his turbulent life through decades of music, who at the height of his touring career on the famed Chitlin' Circuit mysteriously vanished without a trace. http://vimeo.com/69103788