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Watch Cool Animated Short About Bluesman's Faustian Bargain - 'Cross Roads' (Short Shouts!)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 5, 2014 11:34 AM
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Tells the story of a Bluesman blinded by ambition, who, at the peak of his career, is revisited by the Devil, whom he sold his soul to 30 years before, in exchange for great success.

Watch 'The Love Life of a Black Girl According to Velissa Robinson' (Short Shouts)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 3, 2014 3:25 PM
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  • 8 Comments
Watch 'The Love Life of a Black Girl According to Velissa Robinson' (Short Shouts)

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!)

Watch Trailer For Final Season of ITVS' Futurestates Short Film Initiative (Coming May 14)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 7, 2014 11:10 AM
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Watch Trailer For Final Season of ITVS' Futurestates Short Film Initiative (Coming May 14)

Watch 'Hali Halisi' (Short Doc On Hip Hop And Identity In Tanzania)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 2, 2014 12:12 PM
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Watch 'Hali Halisi' (Short Doc On Hip Hop And Identity In Tanzania)

Watch 5 Short Films From The 2014 Sundance Film Festival (Kenya, Haiti, Madagascar, India In Focus)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 28, 2014 5:21 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Watch 5 Short Films From The 2014 Sundance Film Festival (Kenya, Haiti, Madagascar, India In Focus)

Filmmaker Remembers Trayvon Martin In Mini-Doc, 2 Years After His Death On 2/26/12. Watch

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 26, 2014 3:03 PM
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Filmmaker Remembers Trayvon Martin In Mini-Doc, 2 Years After His Death On 2/26/12. Watch
More: Shorts

(Short Shout) Watch The Quietly Powerful and Poignant 'The Christmas Tree'

  • By Sergio
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  • February 18, 2014 1:29 PM
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Check out this quietly powerful, poignant yet understated film about a father spending the day with his daughter, who wants to do the right thing, but even the best laid plans go awry

Short Shouts: Young Boy Hustles & Roams NYC Transit System in Startling 'Open City: B.L.B'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • January 14, 2014 9:03 PM
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Helmed by up-and-coming filmmaking talent A.V. Rockwell (Alina Victoria) - whom we last profiled on this blog when Rockwell was raising funds for her Open City Mixtape shorts series - the young filmmaker's newest short project Open City: B.L.B has been released tonight.

Watch 'Adama' - 55-Minute Film About 16-Year Old Muslim Girl Mysteriously Tagged A Suicide Bomber

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • December 13, 2013 1:36 PM
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Watch 'Adama' - 55-Minute Film About 16-Year Old Muslim Girl Mysteriously Tagged A Suicide Bomber