Shorts Program 5

Friday, Aug. 4, 6:00 PM


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Night Shift

Dir. Marshall Tyler • United States, 2017, 16 min.


Get a glimpse into a day in the life of a bathroom attendant in a Los Angeles nightclub.

Philadelphia Premiere

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See You Yesterday

Dir. Stefon Bristol • United States, 2017, 15 min.

Presented by Spike Lee, See You Yesterday tells the story of two Brooklyn teenage science prodigies who build a time machine to stop one’s brother from being wrongfully killed by the police.

Philadelphia Premiere

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They Charge for the Sun

Dir. Terence Nance • United States, 2016, 17 min.


In a dystopian future where people live nocturnally to avoid the harmful rays of the sun, a young black girl unravels the lie that has kept her and her sister in the dark.

Philadelphia Premiere

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To Be Free

Dir. Adepero Oduye • United States, 2017, 12 min.


In a tiny after-hours club, Nina Simone finds a way, for one moment, to be free.

Northeast US Premiere

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Walk for Me

Dir. Elegance Bratton • United States, 2016, 12 min.


Walk for Me is a contemporary coming-out story set in present-day New York City. Hassan Kendricks is a conflicted teenager, torn between his devotion to his single mother and his desire to be himself. When his mother, Andrea, finds women’s underwear and a flyer to a gay ball in her son’s bedroom, she decides to track Hassan down and confront him about his decisions. Arriving at the ball, Andrea is shocked: under the wing of his adoptive gay mother, Paris Continental, Hassan has assumed the identity of Hanna. Andrea has a choice: deny her own son or accept her child for who she really is.

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