OCTOBER 14, 8:00PM
Mauritania / Drama / 19 mins
Director: Mohamed Echkouna
Writer: Mohamed Echkouna, Connor Syrios
Cast: Mokhtar N'Diaye Gueye, Zainabou Ahmed Mohamed
A matriarch is forced to confront a malevolent djinn that once haunted her past. A Djinn folktale reimagined.
A Day In February
United Kingdom / Drama / 7 mins
Director: Klaas Diersmann
Writer: Alexandra Bahiyyih Wain
Producer: Klaas Diersmann
Cast: Daria Panchenko, Ivantiy Novak
In another country, separated from her family, one phone call is all Galyna has to ensure their safety.
Una Carta a Mis Hijas
United States / Drama / 6 mins
Director: JT Doran
Writers: JT Doran, Alain Martin
Producer: Alain Martin
Cast: Antigona Gonzalez
An undocumented mother, living in NYC, struggles with her pursuit of the American dream as she writes a letter to the children she left back home.
Color Him Son
United States / Drama / 11 mins
Director/Writer: Chandler Crump
Producer: Chandler Crump, Sofia Bara
Cast: Jaylen Stapleton, Gigi Gilles, Jamaal Williams
On the morning of his 18th birthday, Caleb must reckon with the impending return of his father from prison.
United States / Drama / 13 mins
Director/Writer: Phillip Vernon
Producer: Michael Stanziale
Cast: Ryan Hemstock, Taylor Callahan, Kevin Bencosme
When an ambitious entrepreneur’s healthcare startup is denied funding, he’ll resort to anything to save his company – but first he’ll need to prove his invention is even operational.
United States / Drama / 8 mins
Director: Josh Ricks
Writer: Cristina Kinon
Producer: Josh Ricks, Cristina Kinon
Cast: Emma Smith Watts, Kaylee Bryant, Shyrley Rodriguez
JACKPOT follows three Gen-Z besties in New York City who love to have fun, but are broke AF until one boozy night and one very lucky Powerball ticket!
United States / Drama / 19 mins
Director/Writer: Johnathan McClain
Producer: Emma Maltby, Noel Poyner
Cast: Bellamy Young, Emma Maltby
An aging actress meets with a up-and-coming director in the hope she can once again find a place in a world that has moved forward while leaving her behind.