Shorts Programs

Shorts: Locomote

Moving under one’s own power.

 

Presented by Firelight Media and MediaJustice



Virtual



Program
Experimental

Echolocation

Assembled through field recordings, voice messages, and photographs, Echolocation is a layered experiment exploring existence in the aftermath of change.

  • Runtime: 9 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Director: Nadia Shihab
  • Premiere: East Coast
Closed Captioning

Experimental

The Season of Burning Things

The film seeks to track + trace movement/ migration between countries. The narrative revolves around water and the recurring sonic landscape of the sea, as a portal between realms and worlds, and a site of myth-making and storytelling.

  • Runtime: 9 minutes
  • Country: United Kingdom, Ethiopia
  • Director: Gouled Ahmed, Asmaa Jama
  • Premiere: World
Experimental

Conspiracy

On the occasion of her pavilion at the Venice Biennale, Simone Leigh co-directs a film with Madeleine Hunt - Ehrlich in her studio.

  • Runtime: 24 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Director: Simone Leigh, Madeleine Hunt - Ehrlich
  • Premiere: North America

Directed by Elle Moxley, Black Beauty is a visual diary that traces Elle's story in her own words she reconnects with loved ones from the past, recalls her coming of age experience as a woman from the Midwest, and reflects on her journey as a movement leader and founding strategic partner of BLM.

  • Runtime: 26 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Director: Elle Moxley
  • Premiere: East Coast
Closed Captioning
Short Documentary

Sub Eleven Seconds

A rumination on time, loss, and hope, and a poetic imagining of the quest of Sha'Carri Richardson, a young track and field athlete, to achieve her dream of qualifying for the Olympic Games.

  • Runtime: 24 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Director: Bafic
  • Premiere: Philadelphia
Closed Captioning


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All Access Pass

Access to all festival screenings, including in-person and online screenings. ($250)

Virtual Pass

Access to all online screenings. ($125)



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