March 2022 Festival – Highlights and Videos

Winning Feature Film from 2022 Showcase. BLACK DADDY THE MOVIE, 85min., USA, Musical DocumentaryDirected by Damon Jamal TaylorBlack Daddy: The Movie is a utilization of my talents and decades of expertise in the creative and music industries to celebrate Black joy, pay homage to artists of color who paved the way for our own success,… Continue reading March 2022 Festival – Highlights and Videos

December 2021 Festival – Highlights and Videos

A showcase of the best short films from around the world today. Festival Awards: Best Film: Family Time Best Cinematography: Kuna (Curse) Best Performances: Going For Gold Best Sound & Music: The Drop Watch the Audience Feedback Video for each film: FAMILY TIME, 13min., USA, Drama Directed by Zoe Stewart A career woman with a… Continue reading December 2021 Festival – Highlights and Videos

Short Film: THE DROP, 7min., USA, Drama

LIICO SOUND STUDIO Cliff is faced with an unbearable task. For his family’s sake, will Cliff finally have the courage of letting go of the thing that he cherishes the most?  Instagram

Director BIO:  Onias Landveld (KUNA (CURSE)

Onias Landveld(1985) is a writer, voice over actor, storyteller, spoken word artist and the former Poet Laureate of the city of Tilburg. In 2015 he won the Van Dale Spoken Award for Storytelling and since then he’s been teaching concerning spoken word and (corporate) Storytelling. The later he teaches at the Radboud University but also… Continue reading Director BIO:  Onias Landveld (KUNA (CURSE)

Short Film: KUNA (CURSE), 23min., Netherlands, Animation

Kunu means curse. In the Marroon tradition of Surinam, people believe, that you can suffer from curses because of actions of your ancestors. Those curses come in different shapes and forms. Poverty, difficult family relationships, internal and mental struggle etc. Eight poetic texts and poems, written and voiced by Onias Landveld, Spoken word artist, playwright… Continue reading Short Film: KUNA (CURSE), 23min., Netherlands, Animation

Short Film: GOING FOR GOLD, 17min., UK, Drama

What happens when dreams are dashed and talent squandered? Going for Gold is three imagined conversations based on the career of Frankie Lucas a black British Middleweight Boxer from London in the 1970’s. The film charts his early ambitions, the fights and the obstacles of the boxing cartels and the harsh realities of racist Britain… Continue reading Short Film: GOING FOR GOLD, 17min., UK, Drama

BLACK Festival SHORT Screenplay: Ode To A, by Rodney Greenwood

In the clasp of the lifestyle, a black rock star teeters between invincibility and vulnerability. Incapable of knowing if tomorrow brings the former or the latter. CAST LIST: Narrator: Elizabeth Rose Morris LEN/OLD LEN: Shawn Devlin DR. ROOSEVELT/OLD BLACK MAN: Bill Poulin COSMO: Kyana Teresa MARTI: Hannah Ehman OTHER MAN: Andy Kamp

November 2021 Festival – Highlights and Videos

Showcase of the best SHORT FILMS in the world today. AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS: Best Film: THE ROAD TO LIFE Best Performances: BOUNDARY Best Cinematography: FORWARD Episode 1 “Too Late” Best Sound & Music: GORGEOUS Theme of night: Life Watch the Audience FEEDBACK Videos: BOUNDARY, 10min., USA, Drama GORGEOUS, 7min., USA, Poem FORWARD Episode 1 “Too… Continue reading November 2021 Festival – Highlights and Videos