When Worlds Collide

Friday, Aug. 3, 4:05 PM


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America

Dir. Mehrnoosh Fetrat • Iran, Islamic Republic of, 2018, 19 min.

An Iranian journalist couple wants to move to America to escape the difficulties of their country. The woman receives her visa but her husband doesn’t. He stays in Iran, watches his wife find success on television, and falls into a state of depression.

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Kyenvu

Dir. Kemiyondo Coutinho• Uganda, 2018, 20 min.

A young African feminist millennial finds love in a bittersweet moment as she struggles to find her footing in a patriarchal society.

East Coast Premiere

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Fallou

Dir. Alassane Sy • England, Senegal, 2017, 31 min.


Fallou is the story of a young man who has been sent from Senegal to London by a marabout linked to an extremist group. Fallou will discover London’s energy, music and people. He will make new friends and eventually make a choice: stay faithful to his marabout or embrace the exciting life of this new city.

East Coast Premiere

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Zenith

Dir. Ellie Foumbi • United States, 2017, 15 min.

When an adopted Black Mennonite has an unexpected connection with a migrant worker, she is torn between her faith and her desire to explore the outside world.

North America Premiere

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EXPERIMENTAL

Two Parts Black

Dir. Cleon Arrey • United States, 2018, 6 min.

An “imperfect attempt” to depict the two worlds the filmmaker navigates: the world the family has created, and the world that exists beyond the mother’s door. It’s an exploration and celebration of black bodies in an inverted-world.

Philadelphia Premiere

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Behind the Door: Jola’s Story

Dir. Michael Adeyeye • United Kingdom, 2017, 9 min.

A story of loss, struggle and liberation. Jola, who was trafficked from her home country of Nigeria when she was a child, has spent the last decade being transported across different countries and cities. We begin to unravel the pieces of her individual story and her journey towards liberation.

North America Premiere

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