Tags archives: Student

  • Stay

  • Directed by: Jackson Kroopf A meditation on anxiety and identity in the workplace, Stay is the story of Lorraine Delaney, a young, black lawyer who just lost her first job in a corporate firm. For weeks, Lorraine lives in a state of crisis, lying to the people she loves most. Stan Ashberry, her white building manager, seems to be the only one to take notice, as he begins to see her around the a[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]