Tags archives: Drama

  • 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[...]
  • CHANGING FACE OF HARLEM

  • Directed by: Shawn Batey Told through the personal accounts of residents, business owners, politicians, developers, and clergy, Changing Face of Harlem explores the development and transition of the historic Black community over a ten- year span. The film tackles the pressing issues of class and cultural preservation as the neighborhood struggles to change for the better. https:/[...]
  • PUDDIN'

  • Directed by: Tiana Marenah Puddin, a young woman of 17 desires to leave the pressures of her single-parent household to become a nun in the 1960's. She is rejected because of a technicality, and as a result, Puddin experiences a crisis of faith. Blinded by youthful inexperience, she experiments with her own sexuality, in the end coming back to an understanding of family. https://vime[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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.  
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]