East Coast

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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".

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.

Illegal Rose

Illegal Rose

Rose, a nurse on her way home from a long shift, stops by a convenience store to get her sleeping pills and accidentally kidnaps, Sylvie, a spunky 9-year-old runway from an Immigration Detention Center. The two women change each others lives and perspectives in one afternoon on the Fourth of July. The film challenges us to see kindness, decency and immigration from a different lens and consider no human being is ever illegal.

MARÍA

MARÍA

Weeks after a devastating hurricane, a young woman, María, returns home to care for her suicidal father. While she waits for him to be discharged from the hospital, she becomes obsessed with cleaning up his home. Without water, light, or food, she struggles against an uncertainty that consumes her until she finally hears her father’s comforting voice. But when María runs to him, everything changes. Following the aftermath of Hurricane María, this short film seeks to shine a light on Puerto Rico’s mental health crisis, specifically the rise of suicide rates.

Retreat

Retreat

MAISY is desperate to find something—anything—that points to her purpose in life. Unable to get out of her pajamas or her relationship with BEN, so supportive he's boring, Maisy latches onto YVETTE, a life coach she follows on Instagram. Maisy is thrilled to receive the invite to Yvette’s women’s retreat at a luxurious compound in the wilderness. This is her time to shine. To look within. To find meaning. However, when Maisy discovers the compound is far from what social media advertised and Yvette is hardly the “second coming of Gwyneth Paltrow”, the retreat takes a sinister turn.

The Right Swipe

The Right Swipe

When best friends India and Margo team up to start a business fixing men’s dating profiles, they have only three rules:
One: They must use their powers for good.
Two: They charge on a sliding scale.
Three: They can’t sleep with their clients. Or date them. Or flirt with them.
Margo and India serve as romantic consultants to a a trans man, a queer poet, a hotep, and more – all while trying not to f*ck up their own love lives in the process.

What Bitch?

What Bitch?

A true story of Ketta when she is dragged to a Catholic thrift store by her mother and younger sister on a hot day in Bakersfield, CA. Ketta always felt second best in mother's eyes. When her little nephew accuses another customer of hitting him, Ketta jumps to action using this as an opportunity for her to gain approval from her mother.