Category archives: 2017

  • Galamsey

  • FRIDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 12PM-2PM [BUY TICKET] <br> Galamsey (short, 18min) by Lucy LP – Short synopsis – Adama, Moussa and Zeba are illegal gold miners living a dark and dangerous life in a makeshift mining town in Kombassa, Burkina Faso. Obsessed by quick money and hooked on drugs and drink, they live each day at a time with no care or plan for the futur[...]
  • The Letter Carrier

  • The Boom Boom Room (1601 Fillmore Street) 7PM until [BUY TICKET] The Letter Carrier (short, 14min) by Melissa Kyle – 1860. A dark fairytale folklore in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The story of a boy and his family hidden from slavery and a parent’s will to protect their freedom at all costs…
  • Amerika

  • SUNDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 12PM-2PM [BUY TICKET] Amerika (short, 14min) by Ryan Ward – A portrait of two parents and their 8-year-old son struggling against the harsh realities of inner-city life in an alternate version of modern day America.
  • Angela’s Sacred Heart

  • FRIDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] Angela’s Sacred Heart (short, 25min) by G.G Williams – A naive young woman moves to the big city and falls prey to a violent attack that turns her life upside down. .
  • Oakville

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] Oakville (fea, 52min) by Ron Reed – Rey’Shawn, born to an absent father, prostitute mother, and raised by a drug dealer in West Oakland, becomes inducted into a life of drug dealing and gang warfare with his older brother Demaray and struggles fighting his way out of Oakland’s cycle of violence.
  • One Drop of Love

  • FRIDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] One Drop of Love (doc, 67min) by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni – WINNER: BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE – ROXBURY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL One Drop of Love is the feature film of a multimedia solo performance by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni. Produced by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, this extraordinary one-woma[...]
  • Grandma’s House

  • SUNDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] Grandma’s House (fea, 96min) by MzKim Productions – Based on the true story of Kimberley T. Zulkowski’s Grandmother, Margie Ree Harris. ‘Grandma’s House’ gives a compelling insight into how the Executive Producer’s life changed when she moved into her Grandmother’s home, and their generations became one under the same[...]
  • Black Chicks

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 2PM-4PM [BUY TICKET] Black Chicks (short, 13min) by Neil Labute – “a man and a woman. one white, one black. what could possibly go wrong?”
  • Bluey

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street) 2PM-4PM Bluey (short, 14m) by Darlene Johnson – [BUY TICKET] Bluey, an angry young woman trapped in a life of violence, meets a mystery mentor who could change everything. Bluey is a story of courage, heart and the fight for survival.
  • The Man Who Feared

  • FRIDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 12PM-2PM [BUY TICKET]   The Man Who Feared (short, 8min) by Jehnovah Carlisle – A young white urban professional has moved into his newly acquired home in a predominantly black neighborhood; his attempts to remain inconspicuous finally runs its course after a misread encounter with a fellow community member.
  • Inamorata

  • FRIDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] Inamorata (short, 20min) by A-lan Holt – A clairvoyant woman finds something unexpected during an intimate encounter with her fiancé’s lover.
  • Trash Bags

  • FRIDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 4PM-6PM [BUY TICKET] Trash Bags (short, 8min) by Diante Singley A couple reflects on the degradation of their relationship.