WEDNESDAY

Aug. 26

5:30 PM


Shorts Program: Entanglements


For complicated matters of the heart.




105 mins.

Q&A to follow


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Short Narrative

tender

Dir. Felicia Pride
15 mins, United States, 2019

After an unexpected one night stand, two women at very different stages of their lives, share an even more intimate morning after.


Trailer

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Short Narrative

DVD & Chill

Dir. Johnny Ray Gill
19 mins, United States, 2020

In the City of Angels, a groupie craves nothing more than to rub shoulders with Hollywood hunk Shemar Moor. So she arranges to spend the evening watching a DVD with Moor’s slick tongued half-brother, in a ploy to use him as a stepping stone to her celebrity obsession.

East Coast Premiere


Trailer

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Short Narrative

Honeymoon

Dir. Amy Aniobi
15 mins, Mexico, 2019

Honeymoon tells the story of a newlywed couple on their first night together, made all the more awkward, romantic and honest, because they only just met.

Philadelphia Premiere



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Short Narrative

A Storybook Ending

Dir. Lanre Olabisi
19 mins, United States, 2020

When a black man accidentally kills a white cop in self-defense, the cover-up sets off a chain reaction of deceit, blackmail, and murder.

East Coast Premiere


Trailer

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Short Narrative

It’s Snowing Outside

Dir. Rayne Roberts
21 mins, United States, 2019

A young woman confronts her father’s recent relapse from sobriety by turning to her new romantic interest for refuge.

Philadelphia Premiere



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Experimental

1-800-Lovable

Dir. Rebeca Huntt
2 mins, United States, 2020

Are you a single Black woman yearning to be loved and desired? 1800 – Lovable provides the je nais se quoi that makes dreams come true, in this satirical short film shot on 16mm.

US Premiere