Black Excellence



synopsis

Each member of what seems to be a picture-perfect family is miserable as each secretly struggles with life's demons in their attempts to be "excellent" in something. As the youngest daughter watches a happy sitcom family on television, it sparks the idea that maybe if she gets her family to the dinner table they could be happy too.

cast

Jessica Obilom, Brooks Brantly, Aeiress Jones, DéLon Shaw, Cortez Reed, Wolfgang Bodison, Byron Johnson, Kharmony Fortune

directed by

Javicia Leslie

director's bio

Javicia Leslie is the first bisexual Black actress to play Batwoman in the first superhero series on television to feature an LGBTQ character as the central character. Javicia was featured in Women's Health and Emmy Magazine for her breakout series regular role on "God Friended Me" as the quick-witted and levelheaded lesbian daughter of Reverend Finer.

screenwriter

Darryl Wesley

producer

Darryl Wesley, KJ Smith

runtime

13 minutes

country

US

category

Short Narrative