In Person: Jul 11, 2022 - Jul 18, 2022
Online: Jul 11, 2022 - Aug 01, 2022
Jul 11, 2022 - Aug 01, 2022

THE STORY WITHIN

Available: Jul 11, 2022 07:00
Until: Aug 01, 2022 06:59
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THE STORY WITHIN
Digging deep to find the true story of the matter.
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Hallelujah Hallelujah

Hallelujah

“After being stuck with the guardianship of their annoying, bookworm nephew, two brothers in Compton CA have to decide if they are willing to take on the responsibility of being caretakers."
1 minute
Temple Beauty Temple Beauty

Temple Beauty

The story of Amber Osbourne from Compton who used the money she won from Snoop Dogg on a game show to open a neighborhood beauty supply store right before quarantine.
10 minutes
Reasons Reasons

Reasons

Reasons follows the life of a young and single mother, Mercy during the late 1950s in rural Georgia. Mercy lives with the difficulty of not having her daughter's father in their lives and struggles with abandoning the illusion of having “the perfect family.” In a time and place where women had very little authority over their lives, she is willing to sacrifice her own happiness to give her child the family life she has always longed for.
23 minutes
Nkemefuna - "What is mine cannot be lost" Nkemefuna - "What is mine cannot be lost"

Nkemefuna - "What is mine cannot be lost"

Nkemefuna follows Nkem and Ike, a pair of Nigerian-American siblings still dealing with the death of their father, who perished in the Twin Towers. Nkem left home after his death; upon her return years later, her presence precipitates unresolved issues with her brother, leading to a public confrontation. As the siblings struggle to work through their issues, a looming threat crystallizes.
15 minutes
Under the Sun After the Wind Under the Sun After the Wind

Under the Sun After the Wind

An isolated Black woman struggles mentally -- and physically -- against the news of COVID-19 and police brutality she sees online. An adaptation of the Book of Ecclesiastes.
5 minutes
Song of the Same Night Song of the Same Night

Song of the Same Night

How do five strangers scattered across the world find solace in each other during a global pandemic? An new social media platform and the international language of song.
12 minutes
GBOY GBOY

GBOY

A slice of life from the Niger Delta. When two teen activists are caught on the grounds of an oil refinery, a boisterous teen must convince a trigger-happy guard to set them free.
5 minutes
The Moon Bird The Moon Bird

The Moon Bird

A young woman going through the visceral ups and downs of heartbreak decides to begin recording voice memos of all the things she wants to say.
10 minutes
I AM ALREADY FREE I AM ALREADY FREE

I AM ALREADY FREE

This is the true story of a Los Angeles homeless man celebrating a moment of great clarity with a song he wrote and recorded in his vehicle… a vehicle that has served as both his cocoon and his shelter for the past 3 years. This stirring depiction of the innate aims to highlight the power of transformation working within each one of us, no matter the journey…no matter the path.

Categories: Experimental Short, Super Short, Music Video
3 minutes

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