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4TH AFRICAN AMERICAN SHORTFEST, PROGRAM II

Synopsis:

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH AT 7:30PM

SPIELBERG THEATRE

This year's program will showcase emerging directors, writers and animators who are redefining African American voices, stories and characters through their films in a broad spectrum of styles and genres. Programs compiled by Kimberley Browning, Executive Director: HOLLYWOOD SHORTS. For updates on guest appearances, please visit www.hollywoodshorts.com

TAHIR JETER'S "CLOSE"
Dir. Tahir Jeter
2010, 8 min, West Coast Premiere

WEBSITE: http://tahirjetter.com/close-2010/

Trailer for "Close." (2010) from Tahir Jetter on Vimeo.




CHRIS HEROD'S "I CHEAT"
Dir. Chris Herod
2009, 3 min, World Premiere


DANIEL K. HUNTER'S "KNOW YOUR ROLE"
Dir. Daniel K. Hunter
2010, 10 min, World Premiere

WEBSITE: http://www.solojourneyproductions.com/productions.php

Actors have to transform into someone else while they rehearse for an audition. Jason and Everton prepare to fight for something much more important... their loved ones.


KIARA JONES' "MEN OR MICE"
Dir. Kiara Jones
2010,16 min, West Coast Premiere

WEBSITE: http://www.cultivatedfilms.com/www.cultivatedfilms.com/Welcome.html




MOROCCO OMARI'S "GOOD INTENTIONS"
Dir. Morocco Omari
2009, 23 min.

WEBSITE: http://www.goodintentionsfilm.com/

TRAILER: http://www.goodintentionsfilm.com/Trailer.html


HILTON CARTER'S "MOTH"
Dir. Hilton Carter
2010, 15 min.

WEBSITE: http://www.fresh-kill.com/

Sophie, a beautiful drug abusing young actress, flies into Los Angeles from New York, for a job. While staying at the home of some family friends, who just happen to be out of town, Sophie finds her boredom and unhappiness to be the least of her problems.

MOTH Trailer from Hilton Carter of FRESH KILL on Vimeo.




T.G. HERRINGON'S "MR. OKRA"
Dir. T.G. Herringon
2009, 12 min.

WEBSITE: http://www.nomdeguerre.tv/

Mr. Okra selected for Hollywood Shorts 4th Annual African American Shortsfest! Saturday February 12th at the Egyptian Theatre.... 7:30 pm.

Mr. Okra screening at BADWest-Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers-West in Hollywood! Hosted at the Writers' Guild Presented by Pan African Film Festival & Hollywood Shorts!

Mr. Okra screens tonight 9.24.2010 at the first annual Chicago Food Film Festival 7pm.

Mr. Okra screens with "The Blues Brothers at the new Brooklyn Bridge Park Consevancy Movies With A View presented by Syfy and BAM on Thursday , Aug 19 , 2010.

Benefit to buy Mr. Okra a new truck... his old one croaked. Featuring Morning 40 Federation, Happy Talk Band, Guitar Lightnin' Lee, King James, and My Graveyard Jaw. d.b.a. 618 Frenchman Street on Thursday, May 20th, at 6:00pm. Tickets are $10

Mr. Okra accepted to Los Angeles Film Festival.

Mr. Okra will screen at the Rooftop Films Summer Series-Dangerous Docs Program on Friday, June 4th, on the roof at Open Road Rooftop in the Lower East Side.

Mr. Okra wins the Documentary Channel Award for Best Short Documentary-Honorable Mention at the 2010 Nashville Film Festival.

Mr. Okra official selection of the Cannes Short Film Corner 2010.

Mr. Okra wins the Short Audience Award at the 2010 Dallas International Film Festival.

Mr. Okra official selection of the 2010 Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, Dallas International Film Festival, and Nashville Film Festival.

Mr. Okra official selection of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.

Mr. Okra wins the Documentary Short Audience Award at the 2009 Austin Film Festival.

Mr. Okra has been selected by the Austin Film Festival

Mr. Okra wins the Peroni Italy Audience Choice Award at the Third Annual NYC Food Film Festival 2009.

Mr. Okra: Official Selection of the 2009 NYC Food Film Festival.




ISSA RAE'S "THE FLY GUYS THE 'F' WORD"
Dir. Issa Rae
2010, 15 min, World Premiere

WEBSITE: http://issarae.com/




LAMONT WAYNE'S "THE WOLFMAN" & "THEM BONES"
Dir. Lamont Wayne
2010,10 min, World Premiere

WEBSITE: http://chaostoon.posterous.com/



 

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