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Film

Shorts Program 1

 
 
Fri, Apr 27, 2018
  • 9:30PM
 
 
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RATED: 81min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)
+  Q&A with filmmakers moderated by Karen McMullen, New Voices Arts & Media
 
 
 
 
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Mid-City Blue

Dir. Kris Wilson
2017, 16min

 

While off duty, a black rookie police officer gains a new perspective on his career when he’s detained in a routine traffic stop.

 
Slave One

Dir. Juan Leguizamon
2018, 18min

 

This short documentary examines the rise and fall of John L. Phillips Jr., a Brooklyn Civil Court judge, kung fu master, filmmaker, and activist theater owner whose one-of-a-kind career was undone by scandal.

 
 
 
Bushbaby

Dir. Tarik Jackson
2016, 17min

 

Over the course of a Brooklyn summer, recent college grad Simba falls in love with a stripper, spends a night in jail, and almost ruins the family business.

 
 
Farewell Meu Amor

Dir. Ekwa Msangi
2017, 10min

 

As he prepares for a reunion with his long-estranged family, an African immigrant living in Brooklyn simultaneously confronts the heartache of losing his lover.

 
 
 
White Face

Dir. Mtume Gant
2017, 20min

 

An actor who hates his black skin and the hardship that comes with it makes the radical decision to erase his identity and embody “whiteness.”

 
 
 
 
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