Tags archives: Women

  • The Other

  • Movie • 9 min 10 sec • Drama  TICKETS Saturday Nia Room 1:30pm Inspired by real-life events, 'The Other' explores the struggle of being in-between races. Multiracial Mia discovers that society has a need to put each of us in an ethnic box. And not all boxes are equal. That's when things get twisted, really fast. Fearing rejection, Mia gets herself tangled up in a web of lies. Are her fears va[...]
  • Nineteen Summers

  • Movie • 1 hr 58 min 53 sec • Family, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Crime, Action, Mystery, Music, Adventure  Completed Apr 2019 The time taken by the planet to make its revolutions around the sun. A point of time as measured in hours and minutes, a paradoxical transition from boy to man, /nine·teen sum·mers/ Friday 1330 Fillmore JHC 5:15pm Born in the generational Los Angeles s[...]
  • Blind Sight

  • Movie • 19 min 29 sec • Drama, Romance, Thriller, Mystery  TICKET Saturday JHC  2pm A woman forced into a hurricane shelter must face different perspectives on an event she's been avoiding from the people she's been avoiding
  • Wren

  • WREN (18m, ) dir. by Aisha Ford SUN | YOSHI’S | 2PM-4PM After a 3-month long absence, a drug addicted mother unexpectedly returns in her daughter's life.
  • LostFound

  • LostFound (13m, U S A) dir. by Shakti Bhagchandani SUN | YOSHI’S |  4PM-6PM LostFound Trailer from Shakti Bhagchandani on Vimeo. A day in the life of a woman in the Nation of Islam.
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]
  • 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[...]