DO YOU WANT A REVOLUTION (VOL. 1)

Speaking up and speaking out, this program features narrative short films on the topics of social justice, social issues and discovering community-based solutions.

THE ICE CREAM STOP

(SHORT FILM)

Dir. Raul Perez / Writer: Marcelle Baber, Raul Perez, Thai Edwards / Prod. Dustin Harnish, Joe Demock

When the American Dream meets tragedy, the course of many lives change forever.

ECHOES OF WINTER SUNSHINE

(STUDENT SHORT FILM)

Dir. / Writer / Prod. Oniffe White

A 16-year old and her 10-year old brother find themselves homeless in Harlem.

VIRAL

(SHORT FILM)

Dir. Kevin Welbeck / Writer: Champ Johnson / Prod. Kevin Welbeck

Quincy has been finding it difficult to cope with the death of his younger brother, who was wrongfully shot and killed by a police officer. When the officer is acquitted of all charges, he loses the little hope he had left in the justice system and in himself. As Quincy is pushed to face his emotions and navigate his new reality, he is presented with an opportunity to take matters into his own hands to try and give his brother the justice he deserves.

AMERICAN MARRIAGE

(SHORT FILM)

Dir. Giorgio Arcelli Fontana / Writer: James Ivory / Prod. Stephen Gibler, James Ivory

Leonardo, an Italian immigrant who lives in New York, marries a Latina woman, Nikki, to obtain his American green card. Through the comedy of it all Nikki and Leo fall in love “for real” but it looks like "Uncle Sam" will be the one to have the last laugh.

(SHORT FILM)

BLUE LACES

Dir. / Writer: Britt Banks / Prod. Alicia Agramonte, Fetle Negash, Richard E. Haywood

After Kiki loses her brother, she gains three sisters, but must ultimately decide if her newfound sisterhood is all it's cracked up to be.