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No Traveler Returns

USA , IVORY COAST . 2018

Genre: Political Drama

Running Time: 12 min, 37 sec

A young African immigrant's struggles to adjust to life in America push him towards an existential crisis.

Cast: Souléyamane Sy Savané, Dawuda Jabbie, Fatouma Jabbie, Maba Ba

Selections:

Santa Barbara International Film Festival (2019)


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USA . 2017

Genre: Coming-of-Age Drama

Running time: 15 min

When an adopted Black Mennonite has an unexpected connection with a migrant worker, she is torn between her faith and her desire to explore the outside world.

Cast: Ellie Foumbi, Rudy Mungaray, Benton Greene

2018 AFRICAN MOVIE ACADEMY AWARDS NOMINEE - Best short Film Category

44TH STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS SEMIFINALIST

Winner:

IFP Audience Award (Columbia University) // Best Student Director* //Jury Prize for Best Short Script (2016 Rhode Island International Screenplay Competition)

Selections:

Pan African Film Festival (2019) // Queens World International FF (2019) // BOGO Shorts (2017) // Sidewalk (2018) // Zanzibar International FF (2018) // TIDE Film Festival (2018) // Reel Sisters of the Diaspora (2018) // BronzeLens (2018) // BlackStar (2018) // Auckland Film Festival (2018) // Black Star International Film Festival* (2017)


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FRANCE . 2016

Genre: Psychological Thriller

Running time: 14 min

An insecure young woman battles her own fears as she tries to manage the pressures of her job.

Cast: Hiba El Aflahi, Louise Grinberg, Théo Kerfridin

Winner:

*2nd Place - Best Short Film

Selections:

Champs-Élysées Film Festival (world premiere) // (2017) Grenoble Short Film Festival (2017) // Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes* (2017)


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USA . 2016

Genre: LGBTQ Running Time: 11 min

Adapted from Jeffrey James Keyes's one-act play, UNIFORMS

Parents are at odds with that to do when their six-year old son is sent home from school for wearing a dress.

Cast: Laura Gómez, Jodie Christopherson, London Peith

Winner:

*Gold Award- Best LGBTQ Short Film // *Silver Award - Best Young Actor // **Audience Award for Best Short Film

Selections:

Reeling 35 Chicago International LGBTQ Film Festival (2017) // Buffalo International Film Festival (2018) // Palm Springs LGBT Film Festival (2018) // Queens World Film Film Festival (2018) // London Lesbian Film Festival (2018) // Independent Film Awards* (2018) // NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (2018) // Pride Film Festival** // (2018) Cine-Sister (2018) //
North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (2018) // Sioux City International Film Festival (2018) // Out on Film Atlanta LGBT Film Festival (2018) // Pride Pictures Queer Film Festival Karlruhe (2018) // Queen Palm Film Festival (2018) // Gender Reel (2018) // New York Shorts Fest (2018) // Queer Kampala International Film Festival (2018)