February 6-19, 2024
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Cinemark Baldwin Hills & XD
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John Singleton Short Story Film Competition Winners Encore (Shorts Series 13)

February 17 @ 8:40 pm - 10:05 pm

The Lifted

Inspired by the cultural awakening to dismantle assault against women and conquer their own past trauma, two best friends of over thirty years attempt to rescue a young woman they believe to be in danger in a car share ride. When things take a bad turn, the aunties take matters into their own hands in this short, thrilling adventure


Desperate to maintain Whiteness in a dystopian future, the American government bans BIPOC citizens from reproducing after they become the majority of the population. CONTRABAN follows the heart-wrenching story of Essence and Elijah as they go about their everyday lives while navigating the danger of illegally conceiving a child in this society.


An average teenager discovers he has superpowers after he stops two police officers from brutalizing an unarmed Black man. Soon a series of events reveal the full strength of his powers, as he goes on a journey that improves the lives of his entire community. A coming-of-age story about an African-American teenager from South Los Angeles.



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