February 6-19, 2024
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Event Series Event Series: Shorts Series 12

Shorts Series 12

February 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:04 pm

Aje and Bruja

A supernatural thriller in which two women who wield the ancient African spiritual power of the ‘Aje’ (Powerful Mothers) go on an avenging mission.

Catching Spirits

Despite being drawn to it, Destiny refuses to dance due to a deep fear caused by being told as a child that dancing will cause her to have seizures. What she doesn’t know is that dancing conjures an ancient ability – a birthright of the Haitian women in her lineage going back for ages.


Jury Award Live Action Short 2022- New Hampshire Film Festival


Profiling of young Black men by police, “Karens,” merchants, etc. is a common problem, but sometimes the profiler comes from the same community. Thought provoking.


Benjamin has spent most of his ten years on an airplane that almost never lands, because when his feet touch the ground, rage spreads like a virus. But when a mid-air collision forces the plane to land, it falls to his caretaker and her associate to deal with the explosive fallout.

The Fore-men

Weeks after a mysterious time-compression event violently splices environments from the past into the present, two survivors encounter the foreboding figures responsible for the event and experience firsthand their sinister nature.


Toronto Film Magazine – Best Indie 2022, Best Science-Fiction 2022


Stellar is a Nigerian doctor. Her family is murdered by a teen soldier, leaving her haunted by their morose and menacing spirits. Their traumatic deaths initiate her into a celestial league of women who serve as her guides as she seeks to avenge them. Years later, she locates their killer and takes him on a cat-and-mouse game until she gets the answers she’s looking for. Once delivered, her catharsis leads to a crossing over that will change Lenny’s life forever.


Yuri is a highly intelligent young boy who lives with his father in a dystopian future. They eat reconstituted food; we learn from a ‘radio’ that fresh water is scarce, the rest, along with the air is polluted. The pair don’t have the money to go to another planet. One night they have a mysterious encounter.



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