Stories of technology and change, and what those who come before have to say about it.
A woman attempts to immortalize her dying grandfather using virtual reality technology, but her obsession with documenting drives a wedge between them.
A girl who isn't satisfied with her relationships with her family and friends participates in a trial that simulates the seemingly perfect life through Virtual Reality.
When a brilliant coder, Jet (Elijah Rashad Reed), steals a device that uploads any ability to the human consciousness he gets caught in a war between revolutionaries and the authorities. Now, he must use his newfound power to bring balance to his world before he loses his life.
Stevie, a dark skinned “color obsessed” black woman, buys a “beauty cream,” which unlocks an evil ancestral spirit, whose power grows from her darkest fears.
Told exclusively through hands, 'who are you?' shares the story of two elderly lovers who meet for the first time. It isn't long before they learn their time together is limited.
When Myles inherits a watch that gives him the power to teleport, he begins to discover the mystery behind his father’s untimely death.
One Magenta Afternoon is a picture about a young African American boy, Les, and his Pop Pop, who use jazz music as a bridge into the world of the dead. Les tumbles through the visions and memories of 5 queer spirits from different times.
This film is for African American magic: for Hoodoo, Rootwork. This film is about the love between a Black grandson and a Black grandfather — for my own grandfather, a jazz musician and artist — this film is about a black youth’s connection to analog technology, the love for ingenuity & practical divinity. This work is for the child I never got to fully be and yet the child i was unashamed to be in the presence of my Pop Pop: the soft boy, the lavender boy.
One Magenta Afternoon is a short narrative afroqueer jazz fashion film, and proof of concept film for my original feature film script Lavender Boy.
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