Whiskey Sour // Featured Short Film

Whiskey Sour

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[…]

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White Awake || Daily Short Picks

White Awake

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?”

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BLK & BLU || Daily Short Picks

BLK & BLU

Tensions run high as a young black man goes to a cop bar to make things right.

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How Do You Raise a Black Child? || Daily Short Picks

How Do You Raise a Black Child?

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[…]

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Emory Douglas: The Art of The Black Panthers

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[…]

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