Shorts Program Four

Hunger

Description

When "Paco" goes to the dangerous part of the hood to get his fix, B-swag gives him a lesson in what it takes to satisfy a woman.

Cast & Credits

Principle Cast
Alberto Bonilla
Luke Forbes
Omar Capra

Director: Wesley Wingo
Writer: Alberto Bonilla
Producers: Alberto Bonilla, Rashad Chambers
Editor: Christopher Picone

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Jitters

Description

Minutes before his nuptials, a neurotic young man locks himself away in the back room of a church, with the best man he knows. Recalling the woman of his past, he questions his choice.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
OTOJA ABIT
JASON PATRIC
WALKER HARE
ANGELIC ZAMBRANA
JONNY BEAUCHAMP

Director: OTOJA ABIT
Writer:OTOJA ABIT
Producers: OTOJA ABIT, IAN PHILLIPS
Executive Producers: CHRIS NOTH, JOE SCARBOROUGH, SHERRI JURGENS ROSS and OTOJA ABIT
Cinematographer: EYTHAN MAIDHOFF

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Kyenvu

Description

 

An independent young woman lives through the taunts of using public transport on a daily basis. As she struggles to find her footing in a patriarchal society that entitles men to women’s bodies, she finds love in a bitter sweet moment.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast

Michael Wawuyo Jr.
Kemiyondo Coutinho
Okuyo Joel Atiku Prynce
Rehema Nanfuka
Andrew Kiyegga
Felix Bwanika
Yusuf Boxa Kaija

Director: Kemiyondo Coutinho
Executive Producer: Andrew Ahuurra    
Co-executive Producer / Producer: Moses Bwayo
Executive Producer: Kemiyondo Coutinho  
Executive Producer: Dianne Hoge   
Producer: Heddwyn Kyambadde    
Co-executive Producer / Executive Producer: Nicole Magabo
Executive Producer:  Peter Mukiibi
Producer: Gladys Oyenbot
Executive Producer: Carla Reimer
Executive Producer: David Reimer
Executive Producer: Patrick Thompson 

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Let Them Die Like Lovers

Description

A body-jumping soldier grapples with the morality of her missions in this emotionally charged sci-fi thriller. Starring Mustafa Shakir (MARVEL'S "LUKE CAGE", HBO's "THE DEUCE") and Angela Lewis (FX's "SNOWFALL").

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Mustafa Shakir (BUSHMASTER on LUKE CAGE)
Angela Lewis (AUNT LOUIE on SNOWFALL)

Directed by Jesse Atlas

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New Phone, Who Dis? - Featuring Cyanca

Description

A regular guy named Flosslaraunt, bumps into a tree. A stack of money falls from the tree and hits his head, turns out it was a money tree. He shakes the tree, money rains on him and he becomes rich. With his new found wealth, he splurges, until a shady painter takes advantage of Floss's arrogance. When Floss realizes his money is gone, he goes back to the tree, but there is no more money.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Flosslaraunt: Muhammed Freeman
Fela Luti: Lute

Director & Writer: Alexander Hall
Steadicam op: Hudson Stafford
1st AC: Kiefer Andrew

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Pa'lante

Description

Pa’lante (Forward), tells the brave personal stories of local Puerto Ricans five months after they were impacted by Hurricanes Irma/Maria and showcases an Apprentice Program led by volunteers that is teaching locals carpentry.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Bill Keegan
David Angelo
George and Daniel Torres
Rosie Perez
Ramón Rodríguez
Raymond Ortíz
William Bones
Wanda Soto
Cecilia Rivera
Alejandra Castrodad Rodríguez
Gabriela Fernández
Miguel Morales
Luis M. Benítez
Jose Gabriel González
Joseph González
James Noonan
John Delgado
Jose L. Pérez (Chegui) 
Neftali Pérez
Javier De Jesús

Director: Ramón Rodríguez
Producer: Ramón Rodríguez, Karina Silva
Executive Producer: David Angelo, Rosie Perez
Director of Photography: Karina Silva
Editor: Jesús Silva
Sound Mixer: Joseph Watson
Sound Design: Chris Fox
DI Colorist: Donald Freeman
Music: Luis Sanz

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Piu Piu

Description

A routine trip to the city turns into a surreal nightmare when a restless young woman tries to escape the confines of romance in order to find her super power.

Cast & Credits

 

Principal Cast
Natalie Paul
Jermaine Small
Terence Nance
Santana Caress Benitez
 

Director: Naima Ramos-Chapman
Producers - Jason Hightower, Terence Nance, Naima Ramos-Chapman
Cinematographer - Shawn Peters
Writer/Editor - Naima Ramos-Chapman

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Unspoken

Description

Based off novel The Bedhead by Jennifer Grahame, “Unspoken,” explores the lives of Caroline and Icy; bound and burdened by duty. The undertones in the story are about two women connected by circumstance. Living untold truths and heartbreak.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Katrina Spencer
Kimberly Patterson
Hector Lincoln
Jerry Benzwick

Director: Danae Grandison
Writer: Danae Grandison
Associate Producer: Ji Hyun Kim
Line Producer: Carleene Samuels
Cinematographer: Edward A. Herrera
Editor: Danae Grandison

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