During apartheid, a black man claiming to be from the future is questioned by a racist police officer.
The film is an adaptation of the poem ‘Things I Carry Into the World’ by Cynthia Manick. It’s an abstract meditation on the body, the feminine, the everyday realities of being young and black, and the fragility between the manmade and the natural. We worked with an incredible nonprofit, Urban[…]
Two racist cops try to deescalate the situation after killing an unarmed black teen. Directors Statement Here’s a piece that’s incredibly close to me. As an African American male in my teens I had a sharp fear of the police rooted from my surroundings. It’s always been a question for[…]
A career hitman is cosmically outmatched by his next target as he is unknowingly sent to kill the DEVIL. A hitman meeting quickly plunges into a battle between good and evil, light and dark, and the gray in between. Director Eli Stern brings us a rather elaborate and outside thinking[…]
Joshua seemingly has everything. But he isn’t whole. During therapy, he recounts a story about his hoarder friend Robert and his adopted son, who one day discovers the remains of a seahorse. And Joshua is finally confronted with a question regarding his story: “Does it mean something to you?”
Tensions run high as a young black man goes to a cop bar to make things right.
Entitled How Do You Raise A Black Child?, this pensive, powerful and beautifully filmed short based on the poem by Cortney Lamar Charleston, observes a mother and son in their daily rhythms under circumstances specific to young black boys becoming men in America. One in which innocence, good intentions and[…]
Emory Douglas was the Revolutionary Artist and Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party from 1967 until the early 80’s. Through archival footage and interviews with Emory we share his story, alongside the rise and fall of the Panthers. He used his art as a weapon in the Black[…]