Suicide By Sunlight
Film Narrative Shorts Program Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
Jun 15, 2019
  • 2PM
Running Time: 75min

Tales of childhood wonder, black vampires, and queer intimacy are featured in this wide-ranging selection of shorts from vital new voices.

+ Q&A with filmmakers

Edge of Red

Dir. Callie Mae Nichole Lyons
2019, 14min


An eight-year-old girl journeys through joy, sadness, compassion, confusion, and enlightenment in this gorgeously impressionistic, richly textured blend of narrative and dance film.

Mr. Parker

Dir. Alex Ashe
2019, 19min


Soul legend Lee Fields and Janet Mock star in this stirring look at the last days in the life of a struggling singer.

Suicide By Sunlight

Dir. Nikyatu
2019, 17min


A day-walking black vampire struggles to keep her bloodlust under control while attempting to reconnect with her estranged daughters in this stylishly disturbing loss-of-innocence tale.

Things that Happen in the Bathroom

Dir. Edward Hancox
2019, 13min


An aching tale of intimacy and heartbreak unfolds entirely within the confines of a young queer man’s bathroom.


Dir. Faren Humes
2019, 9min


Two teenage girls find their friendship tested as their Miami public housing complex is redeveloped in this study of community and displacement charged with an electrifying experimental edge.

Q&A with filmmakers