Dir. Sonia Godding Togobo & Andrew Togobo, UK, 7 min
Experimental

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Dreamcatacher is a poetical narrative that creatively depicts Nicholas Hope’s journey to realizing a life long dream. Hope’s life is going nowhere. He is in a mundane job and hates every day he has to go to work. When Nicholas is thrown into his past, he remembers the dream he once had to play football. He decides to take drastic action, and go after the Dream that nearly got away.

Part of Shorts Program #1

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Dir. Kwesi Johnson, USA, 5 min
Narrative

PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE

As his parents fight day in and day out, a boy finds support in the martial arts.

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Tchaiko Omawale, USA, 13 min.
Narrative

PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE

Sole, a socially awkward recluse, discovers through her window-watching that her pretty and popular neighbor Jasmine has a secret.

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Dir. Nuala Cabral, USA, 4 min

Experimental

Nuala Cabral entered into anti-street harassment activism in 2009 with this short film. Walking Home attempts to question and disrupt the acceptance around these normalized, everyday interactions.

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Najma Nuriddin, USA, 25 min
Narrative

PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE

Aasim, a young single Muslim man living in Washington DC has an instant connection with a beautiful poet named Kala. After spending more time with her, Aasim realizes she isn’t Muslim. He is torn by his new discovery of attraction towards Kala and the principles of his own faith.

 

Najma Nurridin will be present for Q&A after the screening!