Shorts

  • Brave

    Movie

    A young NY street performer battles against adversity while pursuing his passion over profit.

  • Keep Pushing

    Movie

    In 1998, hip-hop prodigy Billy da Kid is declared a one-hit-wonder and rebranded as Dolla Bill$ by his record label.

    Harry Lennix ("Man of Steel"), Brandon Young ("The Wire"), Jimmy Jean-Louis ("Heroes"), Ty Hickson ("Gimme The Loot"), Pharoahe Monch, Robert Glasper

  • Mac Chung Protects His Address

    Movie

    Marc Chung recounts a story to his friends Stan and Kyle about the events that led up to purchasing a pellet gun to protect his address.

  • Tobacco Burn

    Movie

    In the tradition of John Huston’s films: The Treasure of Sierra Madre and Fat City and the collective work of Sam Peckinpah, Tobacco Burn similarly explores the relationship between man and violence. Motivated by the primal instinct to protect, Marcus, a young slave wants to kill Sherman, the hat...

  • When I Was Young I Danced Like Crazy

    Movie

    Pain and even music are irrelevant to Gisang lee, a chef who quit his job as a chef to pursue his love of dancing.

  • Across The Tracks

    Movie

    Two African American sisters grow up in racially charged 1960s Georgia. But one is born with fair skin and when schools integrate in their small town, she decides to change her destiny - by passing for white.

  • Perceptions

    Movie

    Perceptions takes a raw and honest look into the heartbeat of our society's ongoing battle between law enforcement...and in large part, Black America.

  • Daddy Duty

    Movie

  • Living Like Kings

    Movie

  • Snuffalufaghost: Hip Hop's First Stylist

    Movie

    This short film takes you on a tour of the early years of hip hop through the eyes of SnuffalafaGhost, Hip Hop's first stylist. From Run DMC to Kris Kross he dressed everyone who was anyone. Snuffalafaghost: Hip Hop's First Stylist is a comedy film portrayed as a documentary.

  • Beautiful

    Movie

  • Tom Freeman of the North

    Movie

    A young black Harlemite named Tom, who interns at a start-up that just opened up in his neighborhood, is invited to his boss's housewarming party off of Malcolm X Boulevard. While Tom is looking forward to use this opportunity to move up the ranks by gifting his boss with a jar of artisanal mayon...

  • #Trending

    Movie

    In a day and age when people are searching for that glamorous life, we have blurred the lines between perception and reality. “Likes” and “followers” have become valued more than substance and genuine connection. Monica is pre-occupied with branding herself as a hustling, by-any-means actress whe...

  • Blue Diamonds

    Movie

    A group of friends dealing with erectile dysfunction decide to resort back to their thieving ways to solve their problem and make some extra money in the process.

  • Cavities

    Movie

    The year is 2002. After his abusive father punches him and cracks part of his tooth, WINSTON “WINCE” CHENG finds himself in LA without any parents or any money. His mother has left him in a desperate attempt to keep the family together. In order to make ends meet, Wince delves into the fast cash ...

  • Paris Blues In Harlem

    Movie

    Paris Blues in Harlem is the story of a young woman and her attempts to save her grandfather’s insolvent Harlem jazz nightclub. She has a few hours to convince her rigid elder to accept a realtor’s briefcase with mounds of cash in exchange for his nightclub. But, as time runs out, he struggles to...

  • Dirty Money

    Movie

    As addictions and murky loyalties swirl around them, three women desperate to escape their surroundings rob a group of drug dealers and find themselves fighting through a night that will change their lives forever.

  • REPAIRations

    Movie

    REPAIRations! is a story about the power of optimism against forces that are seemingly more powerful than yourself. It follows the story of a man named Isaac who lives during the end of slavery (1860's), end of segregation (1960's), and President Obama's inauguration in 2008. Through song and dan...

  • Stay Black Baby : The MixTape

    Movie

    Capturing an exhilarating reflection on Black America, The Mixtape: Stay Black, Baby! is a complex portrait of black youth, black art, black voices, black struggle and black empowerment.

    Poetically, each scene elaborates on current issues within the black community--issues that must be recogni...

  • Knockout Game

    Movie

    The Knockout Game: A disturbing and Brutal game amongst teens, targeting whites and immigrants in Inner city communities. Gregory wants to play.
    He wants to get in good with G-Life’s gang. He wants to be accepted and prove that he has heart. But G-Life demands he take the game to its sickest le...

  • White Knuckle

    Movie

    When a serial killer begins targeting the gentrifiers of a dwindling, historically Black neighborhood, three young adults attempt to determine the murderer's identity... before they're next.

  • Lollipop

    Movie

    A 14-year-old Saudi girl experiences the onset of puberty, and everything that comes with it.

  • Wrath City
    Movie + 1 extra

    Wrath City

    Movie + 1 extra

    This is a story of a fictional, angry little town and the Haitian woman who's getting deported out of it for committing an awful crime. Inspired by Black Lives Matter and the police brutality epidemic.

  • Do Not Disturb

    Movie

    A modern woman feeling weary and overwhelmed by the day to day grind of work, daydreams about living in Nice, France