Cut & Run // Daily Short Picks

CUT & RUN — The Untold Story of Le Chevalier Coiffeur.

CUT & RUN, is a short biopic of the controversial “Le Chevalier Coiffeur”. From humble beginnings as child hairdressing virtuoso, to leader of the West African coif-liberation-movement and finally, his death that left a legacy of hair pride. As a dark comedy it is concocted with a mixture of parody-esque[…]

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Cat Face || Short Film Trailer


CATFACE is a supernatural thriller about revenge and West African mysticism. The story follows CATFACE, a mystical vigilante who after years of trying to rid the city of London of violent serial killers, decides to abduct Tyler, a young businessman with a mysterious past.

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Crowdfunding Picks We Dig | Brooklyn in July

Brooklyn in July

How far can a good man bend before a good man breaks? BROOKLYN IN JULY is the story of Frank Walker, an African-American WWII veteran working as a chauffeur. He struggles to keep his emotions in check as he strives for freedom and equality in a slowly evolving world. He[…]

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Daily Short Picks | Orisha's Journey

Orisha’s Journey

Rooted in African myth, “Orisha’s Journey” is a fantasy tale of a girl’s journey through the spirit world who must learn about the importance of remembering one’s roots.

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Tell Me How You Know | Daily Short Picks

Kirt Debique – Tell Me How You Know

An Afro-humanoid husband discovers his wife’s infidelity and takes matters into his own hands. (Warning: fire, alien babies, love triangle violence.)

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Bag Man | Featured Short Film

Bag Man

The understated story of a 12 year old African American boy, who takes us on an introspective journey out of the city and into the remote countryside of upstate New York. With a mysterious duffle bag in hand, a 12 year old boy journeys from the urban hustle of Harlem,[…]

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