Celebrating Black Stories

Celebrating Black Stories spotlights shorts from throughout the Festival and around the world that embrace the joy, resilience, and complexity of being young and Black.

shorts in this program:

Charlie and the Hunt

United States | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Jenn Shaw, 2021, 15 min.
In American Sign Language; In English; with English subtitles

Hoop Dreams

United States
Live Action, Kasey Elise Walker, 2021, 10 min.
In English

More than Hair

Plus que des Cheveux
Canada | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Fitch Jean, 2022, 12 min.
In French; with English subtitles

Joyce’s Neighborhood

United States
Animation, Richard O’Connor, 2022, 3 min.
In English


United States
Documentary, Toko Shiiki, 2022, 3 min.
In English

Gugu naGogo

Australia | International Premiere
Live Action, Taku Mbudzi, 2022, 20 min.
In English; in Shona; with English subtitles

I Scream, You Scream

United States | New York Premiere
Documentary, Ashley Brandon, 2021, 9 min.
In English


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