Join ActNow Foundation as we present the 9th Annual Short Film Collective, the longest running continuous program of Black and Latino short films in New York City!
This year, the Annual Short Film Collective focuses on The Color of Human Relationships with films and web series episodes that offer an honest examination of ourselves with passion and humor.
Us: A Love Story
Writer/Director Alrick Brown - 2009
(director of 2012 hit film Kinyarwanda)
A short film that examines the impact and consequences of a union consecrated in blood. One couple’s love story is a metaphor for the history of white and black race relations in the United States.
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Writer/Director Derrick Perry
Raymond is a Brooklyn photographer desperately in need of new material for an upcoming show. While searching for inspiration in Prospect Park, he crosses paths with a mystical and alluring woman who leaves him forever changed.
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Creators Julia Ahumada Grob & Yamin Segal
Episodes 1 & 2
An Original Web Series chronicling the adventures of Bushwick Sports Bar owner Willie Jr., and his motley crew of bar regulars, as they deal with the trials and tribulations of living in an ever changing Latino community of Brooklyn, and the ways in which all their lives interconnect to create the extended family so integral to its character.
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Director/Producer Sunny King
Writers Ola Laniyan & Edith Nwekenta
Two days before Lola’s wedding, Sandra, the maid of honor, discovers a secret that could jeopardize the relationship between her best friend and her groom to be.
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April 25, 2013
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
471 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Suggested Donation: $10
Watch short films by and about the Black & Latino Diaspora and network with film professionals and enthusiasts in NYC’s Best Borough
Visit the ActNow Foundation website for more information.
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Keeping in line with the theme of relationships, we will conduct a raffle where the winner will receive a pair of tickets to Terence Nance's award-winning film,
An Oversimplification of Her Beauty.
Distributed by Variance Films