5th African American ShortsFest – Feb. 11th

5th African American ShortsFest at the American Cinematheque5th African American ShortsFest
at the American Cinematheque

Saturday, February 11th, 2012
The Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA  90028

Our annual collaboration with the American Cinematheque to celebrate a new generation of filmmakers who are expanding diversity of storytelling and redefining characters in independent American Cinema.

Tickets $7.00 – $11.00 – available via Fandango or at the Egyptian Theater box office

program #1 – 5:00pm program #2 – 7:30pm
tickets tickets




program #1

MonKKey ‘500’      8 min.
Dir. Ajamu M. Frasier
A young girl witnesses 500 soldiers desperately attempt to apprehend one lone monk.

The Truth About Beauty and Blogs        13 min.
Dir. Rosalyn Coleman Williams
A social media diva is thrown off her game when her boyfriend starts acting up on Facebook.

Love Lockdown      18 min.
Dir. Nadia Hallgren
Shoshana is a young mother from the Bronx who is fighting to keep her family together while awaiting the fate of her fiancé Felix, who is locked up and on trial.

Vision         3 min.
Dir. Lemuel Thornton III
An autobiographical experimental journey.

This Weekend Update      5 min
Dir. Victor Dean
A weekly web news show as only Paul Mooney, Jr. can bring it!

Mourning News          9 min
Dir. Kimberly Denise Sanders
Laurie, an overworked and underappreciated stay-at-home mom, finds her day taking a turn for the worse when two cops show up at her doorstep with news.

Solace           13 min
Dir. Tchaiko Omawale
Sole, a socially awkward recluse, discovers through her window-watching that her pretty and popular neighbor Jasmine has a secret.

Fanti Love Song           4 min.
Dir. Sam Kessie
Ghanian artist M3NSA has to choose between two loves – his career or the woman in his life.

Salvation Road           18 min.
Dir. Ka’ramuu Kush
Business becomes unusual when an unsuspecting hit man senses that he’s been witnessed executing his traitorous mentor.


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