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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film: Shorts

Date
September 7, 2021
Time
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Venue
Cost
FREE

Description

The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film is the Stone Center’s annual series spotlighting films from all corners of the African diaspora. 

BALADI (MY COUNTRY)
Dir.: Jenna Mahmoud Bosco|14 min | 2020 | Short Narrative | USA
Gamal, a lonely Muslim immigrant, has to find a place to live when his friend asks him to leave. Fritzie, a grieving Jewish widow, is struggling to pay her bills. When the pair meet at the park, an unlikely friendship develops that will change their lives forever.

CANOE
Dir.: Samuel Lee Fudge | 16 min | 2020 | Short Narrative | USA
A Black man is falsely accused and trapped in prison during the pandemic, while his loved ones on the outside work desperately to get him home.

MY HERO
Dir.: Logan Jackson|13 min | 2020 | Short Film | USA
As last-minute plans for a babysitter fall apart, eight-year-old Brandon is left alone to oversee his younger brother mason.

PROJECT H
Dir: Maharaki | 5 min | 2020 | Short Narrative | Martinique/France
To rebuild Haiti, three soldiers put together a plan of crazy audacity.

THE HOUSE ON CARTER ROAD
Dir.: Shawn Gerrard | 10 min | 2020 | Short Narrative | USAAt the height of redlining in 1968, a Black couple and a White couple try to buy the same suburban house in New Jersey.