5th African American ShortsFest

2012 African American ShortsFest www.hollywoodshorts.com

5th African American ShortsFest

American Cinematheque
February 11th, 2012

Our annual AFRICAN AMERICAN SHORTSFEST in association with the American Cinematheque continues the mission to share the outstanding work of filmmakers exploring new themes and crafting breakthrough storytelling that will expand the future of American Cinema. Each year, we honor an exclusive selection of African American filmmakers and animators who are redefining Black Cinema, and independent filmmaking.We are thrilled to return once again to the historic Egyptian Theatre, right in the heart of Hollywood, just in front of Oscar Micheaux’s star on the Walk of Fame.



Program #1 – 5pm

MonKKey – Episode 1 “500” – A.M. Frasier
The Truth About Beauty and Blogs – Rosalyn Coleman Williams
Love Lockdown – Nadia Hallgren
Vision – Lemuel Thornton III
This Weekend Update with Paul Mooney, Jr. – Victor Dean
Mourning News – Kimberley Denise Sanders
Solace – Tchaiko Omewale
Fanti Love Song – Sam Kessie
Salvation Road – Ka’ramuu Kush

Shorts Program #2

Old Beef – Kevin Herod
The Hands – Charise M. Studesville
Swords – Lamont Wayne
“Embarrassing Moments in Black History” – This Weekend Update w/ Paul Mooney, Jr. – Victor Dean
What Things May Come – Sequoia Houston
Jamaica House – Al Gragg