Shorts Programs

Shorts: Rising Tides

In response to human-made climate disasters.



Freshwater is a short film by dream hampton about her disappearing Black city, flooded basements, and the fluid nature of memory.

  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Director: dream hampton

Princeville, NC is the first town incorporated by freed, enslaved Africans in America. This historical significance sits on a precipice: it is gradually being washed away.

  • Runtime: 29 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Director: Resita Cox
  • Premiere: Philadelphia


Foreign in a Domestic Sense

A constellation of testimonies and imaginaries of Puerto Ricans who have migrated to Central Florida as a result of political and environmental disasters in the Caribbean archipelago. The 4-channel video unsettles space and time through the layering of fictional and non-fictional narrative forms.

  • Runtime: 32 minutes
  • Country: Puerto Rico, United States
  • Director: Sofía Gallisá Muriente, Natalia Lassalle Morillo
  • Premiere: World

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