Aug. 25

5:30 PM

Shorts Program: Process

Experimentations in the slow reveal.

91 mins.

Q&A to follow



The Giverny Document

Dir. Ja’Tovia Gary
42 mins, United States, France, 2019

Filmed on location in Harlem, USA and in Claude Monet’s historic gardens in Giverny, France, The Giverny Document is a multi-textured cinematic poem that meditates on the safety, bodily autonomy, and creative virtuosity of Black women.

Nominated for Best Experimental Film 




A Song About Love

Dir. Rikkí Wright
14 mins, United States, 2019

A Song About Love explores the complex relationship between sexuality and religion and my personal experience with finding myself within that paradigm. Navigating redemptive love versus real love.

Philadelphia Premiere

Nominated for Best Experimental Film


Short Documentary

How to Make A Flower: La Méthode MOBO

Dir. Louis Massiah
12 mins, France, United States, 2020

Collagist and painter Bob Tomlinson and his partner Makoto Ishiwa, together known as MOBO, create works of art in their atelier in the Strasbourg-Saint Denis neighborhood of Paris.

World Premiere


Short Documentary

Partial Differential Equation

Dir. Kevin Jerome Everson
8 mins, United States, 2020

Partial Differential Equation is illustrated by mathematician Tariah Gatlin.

East Coast Premiere