Shorts Program One

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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".

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.

Finding Phoebe

Finding Phoebe

Phoebe Jackson is a 17-year-old poet, trapped in the streets of West Baltimore in 1997. With her potential oppressed by an unstructured family, Phoebe clings to the only age appropriate thing in her life: her childhood friend, Joseph. Their moments alone help her battle her reality. As tensions rise at home, Phoebe straddles the line between becoming a victim of her circumstances and building a future with Joseph.

OUTSIDE - Daniel Laurent

OUTSIDE - Daniel Laurent

Touching on salient themes of gun violence, psychological trauma, and racial identity, OUTSIDE is a “nightmarish mirror reflecting our troubled times.” Fueled by powerful lyrics, provocative imagery, a meaningful message, and a hopeful ending, OUTSIDE will stir emotions and light a fire within. We must break the seemingly endless cycle of gun violence in our society. The power of music is one way to make this happen. Please join us in our campaign to promote and foster a positive and uplifting environment for today's urban youth. They are our future. Lead by example. Let's go.