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We Were Meant To

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In a world where Black men have wings and their first flight is a rite of passage, Akil must defy fears, insecurities, and societal barriers while discovering his perfect launch into manhood.

Directors Spotlight

Tari Wariebi


A first-generation Liberian-Nigerian filmmaker, Tari has been a WeScreenplay Finalist and quarterfinalist at the Slamdance Screenplay Competition. Most recently, Tari directed the pilot for WarnerMedia entitled Remember, starring Bernard David Jones which was picked up by Berlanti Productions.  Currently, Tari is working on a remake of the film Perfect Strangers written by and starring Issa Rae, produced by Spyglass Media.

  • Year: 2022
  • Runtime: 27 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • Director: Tari Wariebi
  • Cinematographer: Veronica Bouza
  • Editor: Luodawei Xiao
  • Producer: Jordan Tyner
  • Production Design: Rhea Solanki
  • Cast: Tim Johnson Jr., Luke Tennie, Sylvester Powell, Jordan-Amanda Hall, Skye Barrett, Amin Joseph, Karimah Westbrook
  • Premiere: Philadelphia

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