Dramatic AF

Dramatic AF

The Hip Hop Film Festival presents - DRAMATIC STORIES.
The best directors from the culture bring you stories of high drama.

Dramatic AF
  • Merlich Merlich

    Uncle Ibrahim dies early in the morning when Karim is approaching to serve his breakfast. While the family organizes a religious mourning, Karim gets out with his cousin Myriam to get coffee. Then while Karim is having an argument on phone with his girlfriend, Myriam listens to music and has a pa...

  • Manifest

    A gangster rapper returns after a 5 year hiatus and claims he's a changed man - but not everyone believes him.

  • Trust Us

    A young African American man strives to make it as a music producer within the music industry, while working a dead end call center job.

  • One Way In No Way Out

    When your worst idea is your best option.

  • Corsair

    'Corsair' is one man’s journey from greed to humility, from isolation to community, all told through the epic form of hip-hopera.

  • Gaming & Life

    A young boy engulfed in playing video games realizes the importance of being in the present when a family member becomes ill.

  • Unbrotherly Love

    Past sins are forever present.

  • Question

    Question symbolizes the thoughts in Brittany's head as she focuses on love in order to escape and heal from a tragic event.

  • Sundays In July

    Sundays In July takes an intimate look at two lovers navigating the minefield of their egos, fears, and flaws to dive into the most foreign and uncharted territory- true love.

  • Eggshells

    Phoebe’s feelings of abandonment made her seek comfort in the arms of another man; can her marriage to Hunter withstand the test of time or will she lose it all because of one bad mistake.

  • Concrete Rose

    Marcus a recently released Ex con has difficulties integrating back into his ever-changing community. He quickly becomes enticed to return to his old life but meets an older woman who welcomes him to work in a garden where he finds redemption and peace.

  • Khadijah

    When a destitute young woman stumbles upon a mosque one day, the leader of the establishment invites her to learn more about the faith. After falling for him, she converts to Islam and accepts his marriage proposal; but when things begin to go awry, she desperately questions if she can preserve t...

  • After Forever

    In what seemed like the perfect marriage, everything comes crashing down for Kelis and Dante when their commitment to one another is tested.

  • Dream State

    Two siblings trying to cope with the recent death of their father.

  • Sustenance

    When Love Calms Anxiety

  • Why Am I Here?

    A young woman finds herself at a crossroad of daring to pursue her dreams or accept the comforts of security as she searches for an opportunity to propel her to the next level.

  • Grist

    Hannah ends a years-long on-again, off-again "situationship" with Roman due to irreconcilable world views that have potentially serious ramifications. But it wasn't "all a wash."

  • The Sweetest Girl

    A loving marriage of 25 years comes to a deadly end when a husband is compelled to tell his wife his most heart shattering secret on her death.

  • Safe Spaces

    As a man moves from one aspect of his life to another, there is little comfort, success or anything positive or self-affirming to be found. His life comes to be plagued by failure in marriage, his professional life, and things come to a head further when he lands himself in an accident that chang...