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{BLACK title here} follows our lead character, James, on his day off from work. With friends who crash his day, an ever-present girlfriend and an unexpected visit by his ex, his day literally has no chill. James is suppressing something as evidenced by his constant nosebleeds and stressful dreams all while {BLACK title here} takes a surreal ride on one guy's day off, but, the reality is... things are just "off".

A Great Day in Hip Hop Revisited

A Great Day in Hip Hop Revisited

A Great Day in Hip Hop Revisited is a documentary short about a magical day in black music history. On September 29, 1998, the legendary photographer Gordon Parks shot over 200 MCs, DJs and dancers for the cover of XXL magazine. The photograph he took was taken in front of the same building in Harlem on 126th Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, that the original A Great Day in Harlem jazz photo was taken in front of in 1958. Rakim, Slick Rick, Mos Def, Questlove, Da Brat, MC Shan, and Fat Joe are among some of the rappers seen.

All Rise

All Rise

Steve Harmon, a bright, sensitive 17-year-old, stands trial for acting as a lookout during the lethal armed robbery of a Harlem bodega. Before his arrest, he was an honors student and aspiring filmmaker. Now, Steve is seen as just another young black criminal, assumed guilty and labeled a monster. But Steve and his lawyer declare his innocence and attempt to defy the odds in a bid to win his freedom. Adapted from the award-winning young adult novel “Monster” by Walter Dean Myers, All Rise methodically details how an inquisitive outsider found himself inside of a system stacked against him.

ANGEL'S MIRROR

ANGEL'S MIRROR

In China, in the early 1990’s, a little boy and his family have just come to live in a large factory complex. As he explores his new surroundings, he comes across other boys his age playing ping-pong — and discovers that they are fascinated by a cute little girl who spends her days looking out from the window of an upstairs apartment. Wanting to know more about the girl, he comes up with his own unique way of starting a friendship with her.

A Rodeo Film

A Rodeo Film

Averill Hunter, a black bull rider living in rural California, is at the top of his game. Averill however, has a few secrets; he’s fallen out of love with the sport and is carrying on a love affair with his brother’s wife, Frankie. He’s living a lie in more way than one. His brother, once a great bullrider himself expects Averill to compete and win as the family has always done. When Averill loses his cross, a family heirloom he takes it as a sign, maybe now is the time for a change.

Bakosó: Afrobeats of Cuba

Bakosó: Afrobeats of Cuba

What does “Está Rico” by Marc Anthony, Will Smith & Bad Bunny have in common with “Made For Now” by Janet Jackson x Daddy Yankee? They both high-jacked AfroBeats and did not give the genre’s origin props. Bakosó is a film that does the opposite, following DJ Jigüe to his hometown of Santiago de Cuba to find inspiration from the new sounds. He finds Afrobeats has helped create a new genre called Bakosó, which itself is beautiful proof that the exchange between Cuba and Africa did not end with the Transatlantic slave trade.

Be A Fish

Be A Fish

Determined, 9 year-old Taylor buys a fish in order to practice how to swim for her “Big Day.” Her mother, Janel, has different plans and forces her to go underwater earlier then what Taylor expected. Unprepared, Taylor attempts to stop her mother but is ultimately forced to dive deep into water, resulting in Taylor learning how to cope and survive.

BLACK AND BLUE

BLACK AND BLUE

BLACK AND BLUE is a fast-paced action thriller about a rookie cop (Academy Award® nominee Naomie Harris) who inadvertently captures the murder of a young drug dealer on her body cam. After realizing that the murder was committed by corrupt cops, she teams up with the one person from her community who is willing to help her (Tyrese Gibson) as she tries to escape both the criminals out for revenge and the police who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage.

Black Girl Church

Black Girl Church

Black Girl Church started off as a love letter to black girls, one of our safe spaces and the creativity that comes out of a place that is all our own. It turned into an intimate portrayal of some of the realities of black beauty and the dynamics of the black beauty industry, sharing a glimpse of what it’s really like for a black woman to exist in the world.

BOY GENIUS

BOY GENIUS

Emmett is a junior at Heart High School and a highly imaginative twelve year-old genius. After his brother Luke, also a junior and Emmett’s best friend, is accused of being involved in a rash of thefts at school, Emmett must find a way to prove his innocence before their mom ships Luke off to boarding school. Emmett enlists the help of his sixty-something SAT tutor and crime novelist, Mary, to help him find the real culprit. Together, with the assistance of his oddball friends and a benevolent science teacher, Emmett and Mary set out to prove Luke’s innocence.

Bradford Young : Cinema Is The Weapon

Bradford Young : Cinema Is The Weapon

"In this pivotal short film, Bradford Young: Cinema Is The Weapon, Corine Dhondee explores the Oscar and Bafta nominated cinematographers works Mother Of George (2013), Selma (2014), Middle of Nowhere (2012), When They See Us (2019) and what meaning they have for him. Central is the outlining of Bradford Young’s location within a lineage of visual artists he always claims as inspirations as well as “echo chambers” who are actively formulating a new black aesthetics." liquidblackness

Brooklyn Park

Brooklyn Park

Alone in New York, Somali rideshare driver Abdi begins his nightshift with the news of a tragedy back home. The faces in the backseat change as he wrestles, unable to connect, with whether the unthinkable can be true—until a vision provides the clarity he seeks. Poetic and lyrical, BROOKLYN PARK is a modern-day immigrant tale that explores alienation, grief, and transcendence.

Brothers from the Suburbs

Brothers from the Suburbs

Brothers From the Suburbs is a short-form digital comedy series that chronicles the highs and lows of three black teens coming of age in a suburban, white, private school community.
‘BFTS’ observes the largely unexplored, uncomfortable incidents common to suburban minorities—from placation and fetishization to everyday micro-aggressions and worse. 'Brothers From the Suburbs' is a story about friendship, social and cultural integration, and the universal quest for teenage identity.

Burning Cane

Burning Cane

Brothers From the Suburbs is a short-form digital comedy series that chronicles the highs and lows of three black teens coming of age in a suburban, white, private school community.
‘BFTS’ observes the largely unexplored, uncomfortable incidents common to suburban minorities—from placation and fetishization to everyday micro-aggressions and worse. 'Brothers From the Suburbs' is a story about friendship, social and cultural integration, and the universal quest for teenage identity.

By The Name Of Tania

By The Name Of Tania

The Amazon flows lazily through the goldmine-gashed landscape of northern Peru. Using real eyewitness accounts, directors Bénédicte Liénard and Mary Jiménez tell the story of a young woman who winds up forced into prostitution when her initially hopeful attempt to escape the stifling limitations of village life goes wrong. Step by step, she is robbed of her moral and physical integrity. The film reconstitutes a space of dignity and returns voice and identity to that which has been formally rendered name¬less. With its powerful imagery, the girl’s traumatic odyssey embodies the horrific devastation visited upon the natural world by contemporaryindustrialsociety.