FAMILY MATTERS (VOL. 2)

From passing down traditions to breaking generational curses, this collection of short films tackles the spectrum of family experiences, while putting an emphasis on what truly matters most in life.

(SHORT FILM)

ASHMINA

Dir. / Writer: Dekel Berenson / Prod. Merlin Merton, Dominic Davey, Dekel Berenson

 Nestled between a beautiful lake and the Himalayas, Ashmina, 13, lives with her family at the outskirts of Pokhara Nepal, paragliding capital of the world. The remote and traditional town is also a busy tourist destination where the locals are profoundly affected by the swarms of tourists who visit daily. Forced to skip school, Ashmina helps her family make ends meet by working at the landing field, packing the parachutes of foreign pilots in return for small change. 

THE TALENTED TENTH

(SHORT FILM)

Dir. Brandon Glover, Brian Nelson Jr. / Writer / Prod. Brian Nelson, Jr.

After the death of their father, two estranged brothers must now run the family's law firm as one. In the process, they battle relationships, identity, and the costs of protecting a legacy.

FIND A WAY

(WEB SERIES)

Dir. / Writer: Kachelle Zachery / Prod. Kalisha Zachery

Plunge into the world of a successful business leader Ethan Scott, a newly appointed African American Chief Technology Officer. We discover Ethan caught in the middle of a power struggle between tradition and progress as he pursues his vision of changing the game in technology.

DISCONNECTED

(SHORT FILM)

Dir. / Writer: Jeannette Godoy / Prod. Meredith Thomas, Jeannette Godoy, Jordan Brady, Tom Jenkins

Janine forces her teenage daughter and her two besties to have an actual conversation by confiscating their cellphones for one hour. Meanwhile she deals with her own communication issues with her husband.

PLAY DAY

(SHORT FILM)

Dir./Writer/Prod. Daniel E. Williams

When well-minded young father, Paul, takes his two children to the park, he impulsively confronts another young father after the two men’s children get into a physical altercation.

MATERNALLY YOURS,

(WEB SERIES)

Dir. Nicole Collins / Writer: Nicole Collins, Tomaseena Auzenne, Angel Saunders / Prod. Khadijah Louis, April Riles, The Dark Brothers, Nicole Collins, Rel Howery

20-something Sheena is ready to move on from her small city of Alexandria, LA and head to New Orleans. Her parents, Darnel and Niecey, have been married since she was born and from Sheena's perspective, they are the epitome of a loving relationship. Everything is on track until a blow up between Darnel and Niecey occurs at her little sister Ainsley's birthday dinner.