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New Short Film 'Bump)ED' Looks at Life of Black Single Mother

  • By Sergio
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  • July 1, 2014 10:56 AM
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Newly completed short film 'Bump)ED' takes a comic, but realistic view of the lives of young black single mothers.
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Watch: A Chicana Mother Confronts Grief on Dia de los Muertos in 'You're Dead to Me' (Short Shouts)

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  • June 18, 2014 11:10 AM
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You're Dead to Me
Starring Harmony Santana ("Gun Hill Road") and Laura Patalano, "You're Dead to Me" centers on a Chicana mother's eerie experience with love and loss as she prepares for her Dia de los Muertos celebration.

Watch Spike Lee's World Cup Short Film 'Pixote's Game' Featuring Music by Kelly Rowland

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2014 3:38 PM
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Idris Elba and Diego Luna also directed shorts for the campaign

Sri Lankans of African Descent Fight to Keep Their Culture Alive in the Face of Falling Numbers in 'Kaffir Culture' (Watch)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 12, 2014 2:10 PM
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In this specific case the word "Kaffir" is not the racial insult that it is in other parts of the world, notably South Africa, or a racist word like nigger here in the USA.

Watch Cute & Charming South African Comedy Short 'E-lectricity' (Short Shouts!)

  • By Sergio
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  • June 10, 2014 4:34 PM
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It centers on a poor township on the outskirts of Johannesburg that's thrown into darkness every night due to a lack of electricity.

Watch Whimsical, Poignant Short 'Radio Amina' (12-year-old Girl Comments on Plight of Nigerian Girls)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 4, 2014 4:16 PM
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12-year-old Amina Dibir shares her own personal dreams, as well as those for other girls in Nigeria

S&A's Sergio Talks To Writer/Director Kevin Cooper Of The Powerful Short Film 'The Painter'

  • By Sergio
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  • May 26, 2014 7:08 PM
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The writer and director of the acclaimed short film The Painter discusses how the film came to be, what compelled him to make it and what he hopes will be the outcome from the reaction the film has received.
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Short Shouts: Watch the Plight of a Young Couple in 'Love Escapes Us'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • May 26, 2014 10:05 AM
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Written by and starring Iman N. Milner (House of Lies, Awkward Black Girl) and Anthony B. Phillips (Perception, Karim), and directed by Craig Tovey, Love Escapes Us explores "the cycle of love and heartbreak while tackling the question: who is really to blame in matters of the heart?"
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Watch Sundance Film Festival Post-Katrina Drama 'The Second Line' (Short Shouts!)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 12, 2014 2:20 PM
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Watch Sundance Film Festival Post-Katrina Drama 'The Second Line' (Short Shouts!)

Short Shouts: Vlad Versailles Stars in Short Based on Notorious BIG's 'I Got A Story to Tell'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • April 21, 2014 10:32 AM
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Directed by Ross Hockrow and starring Vladimir Versailles (Orange is the New Black, Hard Times), I Got a Story to Tell is a new short film based on the Notorious BIG song of the same name.