In the early 1800s a young girl and her family from Africa are abduct, taken to the United States and tortured as they try to salvage their humanity. Escaping from her captors, the young girl evolves from battered slave to successful businesswoman. (Based on a true events.) CAST LIST: Narration: Steve RizzoBreefa: Geoff Mays –… Continue reading BEST Scene Script Reading: BLACK MO, by Peter Noel
Evangeline M. Mitchell is an author, non-profit founder, lawyer, and documentary filmmaker. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law and the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She is currently working on her Certificate in Documentary Arts from Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies and her Certificate in Film &… Continue reading Director Biography – Evangeline M. Mitchell (BECOMING BLACK LAWYERS)
When these five Black lawyers set out on their journeys to receive a professional legal education, they did not realize that they would have to struggle against additional battles even more challenging than the rigors of learning the law in a hypercompetitive environment. They discover the contradictions of studying in an institution that idealistically represents… Continue reading Short Film: BECOMING BLACK LAWYERS, 20min,. USA, Documentary
“Shipwreck” is short narrative portrayal of a young girl coping with grief, loss and her sense of identity.
Keisha Cox grew up near East Saint Louis, IL and studied theatre and film at Howard University in Washington, DC. She is particularly fascinated where speculative nonfiction and filmmaking intersect. Keisha’s work is always looking into dark corners, finding the light, addressing the themes of justice, transformation, and healing. Wither is her directorial debut.
Wither is a story about finding light in darkness.
Five years after Jackson’s parental rights were unwittingly waived, he learns about the existence of his son, Parker. Not wanting to be an absentee father, Jackson confronts the family who adopted his child and tells them who he is. Their world is cast into flux, and Jackson is thrown out of their home, but the… Continue reading Short Film: PARKER’S DAD, 12min,. USA, Drama/Family
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A director, producer and writer, Jeremy Benbow was born and raised in Centreville, Virginia. He received his BS in video production from James Madison University before making the trek West to Los Angeles, where he currently works at FOX Sports as an associate producer. Director Statement Conceptually, Hit N Run recontexualizes the traditional western through… Continue reading Director Biography – Jeremy Benbow (HIT N RUN)
Hit N Run follows two friends, Micah and Joel, as they search for the culprit of a hit and run, the victim of which is Micah’s sister Shauna. Venturing through various neighborhoods, they come across a myriad of characters, all testing their emotional stability and sense of self while seeking justice for Shauna. Project Links Facebook… Continue reading Short Film: HIT N RUN, 12min, USA, Drama