DAVID

David needs help. So does David. SHORTS PROGRAM 2 Includes the short films: DOLAPO IS FINE (15min), BEAUTY MARKS (10min), THE DISASTER DREAMS (12min), DAVID (11min), GOLDEN AGE KARATE (5min), JUNIOR (11min), THIS IS THE WAY WE RISE (12min), and SIREN’S TAIL (8min).

THE DISASTER DREAMS

Gen Z teens from NYC recount their dreams and nightmares from the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, which are brought to life through vivid animation. SHORTS PROGRAM 2 Includes the short films: DOLAPO IS FINE (15min), BEAUTY MARKS (10min), THE DISASTER DREAMS (12min), DAVID (11min), GOLDEN AGE KARATE (5min), JUNIOR (11min), THIS IS THE WAY WE RISE (12min), and SIREN’S TAIL (8min).

BEAUTY MARKS

Ritchie begins to worry she shouldn’t have left her mother with a handsome drifter after wandering off with his unreliable daughter. SHORTS PROGRAM 2 Includes the short films: DOLAPO IS FINE (15min), BEAUTY MARKS (10min), THE DISASTER DREAMS (12min), DAVID (11min), GOLDEN AGE KARATE (5min), JUNIOR (11min), THIS IS THE WAY WE RISE (12min), and SIREN’S TAIL (8min).

DOLAPO IS FINE

A story about a young black girl’s relationship with her hair and name, and how it helps her understand who she really is. SHORTS PROGRAM 2 Includes the short films: DOLAPO IS FINE (15min), BEAUTY MARKS (10min), THE DISASTER DREAMS (12min), DAVID (11min), GOLDEN AGE KARATE (5min), JUNIOR (11min), THIS IS THE WAY WE RISE (12min), and SIREN’S TAIL (8min).

TO BE RECONCILED

Facing a zero-tolerance immigration system and the relentless threat of deportation, an undocumented immigrant in Minnesota reflects upon faith, recovery, redemption, and the likelihood of being separated from his family. SHORTS PROGRAM 1 Includes the short films: MELTDOWN IN DIXIE (40min), SAY HIS NAME-5 DAYS FOR GEORGE FLOYD (22min), and TO BE RECONCILED (30min)

MELTDOWN IN DIXIE

In the wake of the 2015 Charleston Massacre, a battle erupts in Orangeburg, South Carolina between the Sons of Confederate Veterans and an ice cream shop owner forced to fly the Confederate flag in his parking lot. SHORTS PROGRAM 1 Includes the short films: MELTDOWN IN DIXIE (40min), SAY HIS NAME-5 DAYS FOR GEORGE FLOYD (22min), and TO BE RECONCILED (30min)