Shorts Program Two

8 Million Miles From Hintahood

Description

In the midst of an existential crisis, a Hip Hop visionary drops out of grad school and moves to the OG necropolis known as Hintahood-- where he hopes to uncover the mysterious roots of its revolutionary cultural energy.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Austin Purnell
Morgan Sydney-Hallums
Theron Jenkins
John G. Williams

Director: Justin Luis Denis
Writer/ Director: Justin Denis
Producers: Ashraf Rijal; Simone Moore
Cinematographer: Sam B. Jones
Sound Designer: Mauricio Escamilla

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iRony

Description

A film that explores the relationship between man and technology...told from the perspective of a phone. Variously described as an Animation, an Experimental Film, a Narrative, a Documentary or a Film-Poem depending on who you speak to, this hand-drawn animated film is based on the poem 'Seven Billion' written by the film director that won 2 National poetry awards.

Cast & Credits

Writer/Director/Animator/Editor/Music Composition/Sound Design: Radheya Jegatheva
 
Narrator: Jay Jay Jegathesan

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Panic - Featuring Pablo Nouvelle and Fiona Daniel

Description

It has never been easier to fall in love with someone from a different culture than it is today in our globalized world. The early sentiments one feels towards someone who has been socialized differently are filled with curiosity and social pressure causing the irritation of knowing ones own true feelings of love. The music video Panic offers a close insight behind the scenes of a marriage between a western man and an eastern woman showing a broad diversity of emotions.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Nick Lobeck
Hanida Haryani

Artist - Pablo Nouvelle
Editor - Titus Bütler
Coloring - Ramon Königshausen
Director - Maximilian Speidel

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Shame

Description

SHAME is a dark comedy that walks the thin line that separates the two worlds; the haves from the have-nots; the affluent from the service providers; the indulgent from the repressed. And it is when Fanny slips and crosses the forbidden line in a moment of temptation that she confronts both the wrath of her employers and the demon within. Shame is the twisted journey of a meek, vulnerable woman who emerges from the background to unapologetically reclaim her dignity, confidence and her right to desire.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Swara Bhaskar
Ranvir Shorey
Sayani Gupta
Cyrus Sahukar
Seema Bhargava Pahwa
Tara Sharma Saluja

Crew
Producer
- Sharat Katariya
Writer, Editor, Director - Anusha Bose
Executive Producers - Vishal Mehra, Abhinav Jain
Cinematography - Jishnu Bhattacharjee
Music - Andrea Guerra
Sound - Shajith Koyeri
Production Design - Surabhi Laddha
Costume Design - Darshan Jalan

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Sojourn

Description

Sojourn is an experimental film that follows a young black man on an introspective journey. Told through poetic voiceover and vivid visuals, Sojourn is firmly set in two worlds: A hypnotic magical realism world, and a prismatic, pastel interior world. It’s in these worlds -displayed in lush portrait vignettes – where we see a deeper fragility and more complex Sojourn. Both worlds effortlessly collide to create a beautiful and at times haunting film.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Jermelle Simon
Phrederic Semaj
Taja V. Simpson

Writer & Director: Jonathan Lewis
Producers: Laura Reich & Gian Franco
Cinematographer: Drew Daniels

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Somebody's Daughter

Description

Issa, a 9 year old Gujurati immigrant, has recently arrived to Mexico City with her father Rahul who encounters an opportunity to act in a local television commercial looking for an 'exotic' look.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Zara Henstock
Akbar Kurtha

Director: Shalini Adnani
Writer: Shalini Adnani
Producers: Michael Graf, Shalini Adnani
Cinematographer: Joan Vicente Dura

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Wale

Description

An 18 year old youth offender is trying to start his own business as a mobile mechanic. But enterprise isn’t so easy when you’re a young, black male with a criminal past.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Raphel Famotibe
Jamie Sives
Clare Perkins
Roger Jean Nsengiyumva
 
Director -
Barnaby Blackburn
Writer - Barnaby Blackburn
Producers -Edward Speleers, Catherine Slater, Sophie Alexander, Barnaby Blackburn
Cinematographer - Robbie Bryant
 

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