Shorts Program Five

And Nothing Happened

Description

A young woman struggles to get through her morning routine in the wake of a surreal occurrence.


Cast & Crew

Director: Naima Ramos-Chapman


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Mast Qalandar

Description

Montek, a Sikh boy is about to turn thirteen. Whilst tying his turban in the morning his mother asks him what he wants for his birthday. He doesn’t respond. If he tells her what he wants, she won’t let him have it.


Cast & Crew

Director: Divij Roopchand
Writer: Divij Roopchand
Producer: Nikolai Hamel
Cinematographer: JP Garcia

Principal Cast: 
Mohammad Samad
Ekavali Khanna
Rajesh Tailang


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One Per Person

Description

Two fast food employees duel over who can give away the most free chicken samples and attract the most customers to their stand.


Cast & Crew

Directors: 
Nasheet Zaman
Jacquelyn "Jac" Piette

Original Story: Nasheet Zaman

Writers: 
Nasheet Zaman
Jacquelyn "Jac" Piette

Producers: 
Melissa Nemcek
Brian L. Tan "BLT"

Editor: Kendra Pasker
Technical Supervisor: Tom Craigen Jr. 
Composer: Jake Walker


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Post Life

Description

Haunted by her memories of the past, Cheryl McIntosh is having a difficult time coping with the anniversary of her daughter's tragic death. Her mother, Diane, thinks it’s time to move on. As the two women confront each other, they are forced to face their own burdens of guilt and shame. Will they be able to move forward and heal before it's too late?


Cast & Crew

Director: Salli Richardson-Whitfield
Writer: Nikki Love

Producers:
Nikki Love
Salli Richardson-Whitfield

Executive Producer: Nina Yang Bongiovi

Executive Producers: 
Jerwana Hill
Calvin Roberts
William Lugo
Yvonne Lugo

Cinematographer: Keith Smith

Principal Cast: 
Erica Ash (Survivor's Remorse, Real Husbands of Hollywood)
Vanessa Bell Calloway (Sinners and Saints)


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Slumflower

Description

An urban 'Little Prince' fights off the world that's crashing down on him as he protects a flower he grew in a community garden in the housing projects.


Cast & Crew

Directors: 
Augustus-Tremaine Romeo
Nicole Taylor-Roberts

Writer: Augustus Tremaine Romeo
Cinematography: Robert Dume

Producers: 
Nikki Taylor Roberts
Josh Kissi
Travis Gumbs
We Are Not Pilgrims

Principal Cast:
Jeremiah Nuamah
Christina Jackson
Chad Gittens
Joekenneth Museau


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Three Minute Warning

Description

In Palestine, a 14 year old girl named Mariam cares for her disabled mother. One night, an Israeli "knock-on-roof" bomb is dropped onto their building allowing them only three minutes to escape before it is demolished.


Cast & Crew

Director: Iqbal Mohammed
Writer: Iqbal Mohammed
Producer: Alex Gibbons
Cinematographer: Jack Shelbourn

Principal Cast: 
Mimi Nali
Shamime Ibrahim


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