2013 African American Film Marketplace Film Details

Filmmakers & Films

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10 Minutes Running Time: 19:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

10 minutes before Samuel is to be executed, he is asked for the last time by J.D., the prosecutor, the whereabouts of one of his victims. Samuel will tell J.D. only after J.D confesses his worst crime. Now the game begins. Will J.D. confess to a crime, and is he telling the truth? And will Samuel tell him the location of the little girl's body?

Satie Gossett: Writer / Director
Catherine Hardin: Writer/ Producer

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#AmeriCAN Running Time: 15:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

An LAPD officer working the night beat in inner city LA responds to a convenience store break-in. When chasing down the perpetrator, he's in for a terrible surprise.

Nate Parker: Writer / Director
James Lopez: Producer

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Agape Running Time: 12:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Nathan, an honest hard-working man with a rough past, tries to find a way to get full custody of his son. Due to his past, the law creates hurdles for him but unconditional love makes him take matters into his own hands.

Chris Strikes: Director
Ron Dias: Writer
Emmanuel Kabongo: Producer

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ALAKAZIA – Divisions Running Time: 6:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

ALAKAZIA is a renowned Creative Director and "Ghost Fashion Designer", for some of the world's top couture European houses, fashion brands and retailers worldwide for over two decades to date. This short documentary speaks to the origin of ALAKAZIA's passion for fashion.

A'Lone ALAKAZIA and ArmenHarootun: Directors
A'Lone ALAKAZIA: Writer
A'Lone ALAKAZIA, SharisHarootun, & Ray Sarno: Producers

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Amnesty Running Time: 13:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

A young Kenyan couple lives the American dream until an ICE audit reveals a damaging secret that destroys, in days, a life they've spent years building together.

Caroline Josey Karoki: Director/Producer/Executive Producer
Neena Page Ramsey: Writer
Catalina Alcaraz Guzman: Producer/Executive Producer
LaToya Yeargans& Megan Melrose: Co-Producers

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Bathroom Attendant Running Time: 14:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

An attentive bathroom attendant teaches us there can be more to a job than just earning tips.

Deon Hayman: Director

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Beyond Merritt Running Time: 20:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Based on a true story, "Beyond Merritt" is the inspirational story of Lynda Merritt, a single mother of four, who becomes lost in the evil grips of cocaine addiction.

Reuben Johnson: Director
Ci Ci Foster: Writer/Producer
Kevin L. Foster: Producer

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Black Love Running Time: 8:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Inspired by the relationship between George Jackson and Angela Davis: A young couple is forced to make difficult decisions during the Black Power Movement.

Max Cole: Director

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Black Vision/Silver Screen
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Interstellar Highway Running Time: 5:00 Min.

A drug deal goes wrong to music of Mos Def.

OpiyoOkeyo: Director/Writer

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Long Gone Running Time: 5:00 Min.

A young woman heads out for a night on the town until a bad trip leads her down the wrong road.

Dominique Hurd: Director/Writer

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Financial AIDS Running Time: 19:00 Min.

A college couple grapples with love, infidelity, and the dangers of HIV-AIDS while preparing for graduation.

S. Torriano Berry: Director/Writer

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Bored of the Rings Running Time: 20:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

A married man meets the woman of his dreams during a business trip and loses his wedding ring during a night spent in her company. Now he must find the ring before his wife finds out it's missing or face the consequences.

RashimCannad: Director/Writer/Producer
Tarina Pouncy: Producer

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Brotherly Love Running Time: 16:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Isaac, the youngest of three brothers, flees home to inform his older brother Elijah that he just killed another teen in order to alleviate the daily bullying of a local gang. He pleads with Elijah to help him configure a lie to tell Abraham, the eldest brother, who is a strict disciplinarian and very religious. When Abraham begins interrogating Isaac about the shooting, tensions mount and old buried secrets are revealed which threaten to tear the brothers apart and destroy their lives forever.

Choice Skinner: Director/Writer/Executive Producer
Sheldon A. Smith, Farley Jackson, &Alice Raibon: Executive Producers

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Changing Memphis Running Time: 10:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

This film explores the Memphis Grizzlies' outstanding community relations.

Korey J. Isbell: Director/Writer/Producer

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Chriss Briss Running Time: 12:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

The woman of his dreams happens to be Jewish and a daughter of a rabbi. In order to marry her, he must convert to Judaism, which inevitably means getting circumcised.

Delmar Washington: Director
Josh Eiserike: Writer
Garen Thomas & DeShaun Thompson: Producers

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Death by Design Running Time: 27:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Death by Design is a gritty, tear jerking, true life documentary about the causes, effects and cure to urban violence in Paterson, the third largest city in New Jersey. Families of victims relive their stories in graphic detail and the communities voices speak out in this gripping collaboration by Teddy Martinze (P.R.O.J.E.C.T CHANGE), Jamal Hall (Dynomyte Films), and Rob Harrell Jr.(Anti Violence Art Group Revolution) — three men who have lived through urban violence and have pledged their lives toward creating peace.

Jamal Hall: Director/Writer/Producer
Rob Harrell, Teddy Martinez: Writer/Producer
Jonathon Sisco: Producer

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Devil Angel Running Time: 9:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Alexander Green has personal demons that he struggles with everyday. We take a ride with Alex into his surreal world of dreams.

Jamal Hall: Director/Writer/Producer

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Do You Know? Running Time: 35:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

10-Part Web Series about a group of College friends dealing with love, relationships and HIV-AIDS.

S. Torriano Berry: Director
Dr. Venise Berry: Writer/Producer

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First Date Running Time: 16:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Lia has recently moved from the East Coast to Los Angeles. During her 'welcome' brunch, she receives a mysterious text from R.T., an older man who wants to show her a nice time in her new town. But their encounter is filled with unwelcome emotion and awkward jitters.

Kristen V. Carter: Director/Writer/Producer
Brandon Deese& Jamila Jordan: Producers

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Freeloader Running Time: 18:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

A habitual freeloader gets a taste of her own medicine when a colorful but mysterious guest talks her way into her apartment.

Tarina Pouncy: Director/Writer/Producer
Rashim Cannad: Writer/Producer

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Full Disclosure Running Time: 10:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

What happens when work comes home uninvited?

Katherine Micheaux Miller: Director/Writer/Producer
Kristina Sullivan: Producer

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Hands to the Sky Running Time: 18:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

What happens when work comes home uninvited?

Kimberly A. Townes: Director
Theodore Perkins: Writer/Producer
Nelsan Ellis: Executive Producer
George Peters, Pierre Coleman, Jon Goff, Joy McElveen, Afiya Grimsley &Omar Scroggins: Producers

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Home of the Heroes Running Time: 11:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

This is the story of Civil War soldiers from the 62nd and 65th Colored Infantry and the white officers who forged a bond after the war to form Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, in1866.

LaRita Shelby: Director/Writer/Producer
Logan Westbrooks: Writer/Producer
Dee Robinson: Writer
Dr. Troy J. Davis: Producer

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Jake and Tanya Running Time: 9:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Take a journey through the relationship of Jake and Tanya as they seem to find out who they really are while learning about each other.

Jamal Hall:Director
Racquel Bailey, Marlon Perrier: Writer/Producer

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Jesus Running Time: 24:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Joseph C. Grant, Jr.: Director/Writer/Producer
Dana Dane: Writer/Executive Producer
Chubb Rock: Executive Producer
Earl "E" Boogie Thomason: Producer

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John Wynn's Mirror Mirror Running Time: 13:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

John Wynn's Mirror Mirror is a dramatic comedy that follows the journey of Dr. Jones a successful African American pastor searching for the truth while living a double life with a Caucasian stripper. From the church boardroom and his large congregation, Dr. Jones' trail takes him to a gentleman's club where he is infatuated with another lifestyle. In spite of his obsession with a stripper Jones always returns home to his wife Robin. The Jones' have been married for 20 years, however they only have a business relationship. In the story's triumphant conclusion, truth and love overcome greed and immorality. Overwhelmed by bad choices, Dr. Jones ultimately files for divorce then resigns from the church.

Reuben Johnson: Director
John Wynn: Writer/Producer/Executive Producer
Edit Wynn: Co-Producer/Executive Producer
Jeremiah Wynn, William Wynn & Fenton Rhaney: Executive Producers

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Kenya's Eyes Running Time: 12:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Based on a true story, a hopeless young African-American girl fights her way through a transitional time in her life, struggling with self-confidence and identity. Looking for guidance, she reaches out to Shante, her imaginary friend, for support.

Kecia J. Benson: Director/ Writer/Producer
Michael "Boogie" & Kevin Brown: Executive Producer
Jimmie "Penny" Pinckney: Producer

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Lovers and Friends Running Time: 6:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

There's a thin line when it comes to being someone's lover and being someone's friend. Because when that line is crossed, that's when the problems really begin!

Karlton T. Clay: Director/Writer/Producer

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Marvin & Mary vs. the Apocalypse Running Time: 6:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Edited in the style of B-movie classics like “Grindhouse” and early black andwhite science fiction and horror films, “Marvin & Mary vs. theApocalypse” is the story of a young man who discovers he is asuperhero (sort of) and must battle through the beginnings of an apocalypse to get to the woman he loves.

Karlton T. Clay: Director/Writer/Producer

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Momma's Own Running Time: 25:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Honey is a young and sexy prostitute doing what she does best, which is to make money on her back, a life she was born into. Hiness, Honey's mom, just out of rehab, has only one thing on hermind: to save her daughter, which won't be an easy task.

Harrell D. Williams, Sr.: Director/Writer

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My Name Is Karma Running Time: 20:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Robin Clarke seemingly has it all. She’s young, beautiful and successful. Her only downfall is staying in a relationship with Garrett Scott despite his cheating and inconsiderate behavior. When Garrett stands her up on her birthday the camel's back officially breaks. In her despair, Robin unknowingly incites the help of Karma personified who magically gives Robin the power to make sure that Garrett’s ‘Karma’ catches up with him.

Salina Duplessis: Director

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Only Light Running Time: 13:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

When a young girl is kidnapped from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and sold as a sex worker to the U.S., she finds an escape from reality by watching a teenage girl next door.

Evita M. Castine: Director
Thembi L. Banks: Writer
Elena Ostroumova& Zachary Skipp: Producers

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Out of Range Running Time: 22:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater  3:00pm – 5:00pm

When a college student experiences a life-changing coincidence of facing someone frightful from her past, she is left to seek vengeance her own way.

Berylanne Lynch: Director/Writer/Producer

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Past Tense Running Time: 30:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 3:00pm – 5:00pm

This is a journey of having loved and having lost. Devin and Azana, two best friends for nearly 26 years, have a snag in their friendship when Azana decides to marry someone other than Devin.

Reuben Johnson: Director/Writer/Producer
Shunell Johnson, Nikki Nichelle, &Wendy Walker: Producers

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Reminiscence Running Time: 5:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Kaci tries her best to please her dad and to make him accept her. She goes through a series of flashbacks from her childhood memories because she is having an inner battle with herself to do the right thing. Kaci finally realizes that he will never change and decides to punish him for his actions.

Jessikeé Campbell-Walker: Director/Writer
Gabrielle Nahle: Producer

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She Ain't Got A Man Running Time: 24:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

A young, independent documentary filmmaker named Reilly sets out to explore why so many beautiful black women remain single despite desiring to be in a relationship and ends up finding herself manless in the cute docufilm, "She Ain't Got A Man."

Helen Banks: Director/Writer/Executive Producer
Sheela Sharma: Producer

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Stanford & Son Running Time: 25:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

An eccentric senior citizen wants to be a rapper but is met with opposition from his aristocratic son.

Moe Irvin: Director/Writer/Executive Producer
Roy Vongtama, Charlotte Marie, &James Whitmore, Jr.:Executive Producers

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The Conversation Running Time: 8:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

When a mother succumbs to a particular fear of raising her child, she knows she has to have a heart wrenching conversation with her child to explainwhy she canno longer be his mother.

Chris Reese: Director/Writer/Executive Producer
Shalonda Shaw: Producer

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The Devil Goes Down Running Time: 11:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

The Devil challenges a young man to a game of basketball. The stakes? What is in the Devil's bag against the young man's soul.

Nicholas Julius: Director

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The End Again Running Time: 15:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

A prequel to the feature film "Open-ended,""The End Again" is a pensive portrait of a couple's last day together as they emphatically end their five-year relationship. Throughout the day, they muse on memories shared and rehash old arguments. Still the outcome remains the same. It's over. In the end, their final farewell is emotional yet cold. Jane leaves. Joe is left alone. The end has arrived. Or has it?

Crystle C. Roberson: Director
Felicia Pride: Writer/Producer
Latisha Fortune: Producer
Columbus Short, John Gray, & Dianne Ashford: Executive Producers

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The Last Decision of President Duo Running Time: 14:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

When Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia, is overrun by rebels led by James Y. Jensen, President Simpson K. Duo is forced to leave his executive mansion and move to a secure location. There, he barricades himself with a small security detail. As rebels draw closer, President Duo finds himself fighting on other fronts. With constant objections from his wife, Rebecca, to flee, he struggles to make the right decision.

Rufus G. Walters: Director/Writer/Producer
Jonathan Thompson: Producer

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The Leading Man - Aaron Bell & Healing For The Soul Running Time: 9:00 Min. & 6:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

The Leading Man is a short documentary about an African-American college male who is pursuing his dream in acting. This documentary will tear down those stereotypes of African Americans not pursuing anything in life. Instead this documentary will show an educated young man accomplishing his dreams. Also, it will inspire younger African Americans.

Healing for the Soul is a short documentary about an African-American young man pursuing his dream in anthropology, studying mostly in African-American and Nigerian culture. This documentary tears down those stereotypes of African Americans not pursuing anything in life.

Latrice and Tanya Byrd: Director/Writer/Producer

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The Perfekt Plan Running Time: 28:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Four friends borrow a lump sum of money from their old neighborhood drug dealer and forget to pay him back. When visited by the drug lord's goons, they have until the end of the day to pay their debt.

Jahdai Pickett: Director
Barry Brewer: Writer/Executive Producer
Jasmine Beard: Producer
Deonna Raheem & Amber Johns: Co-Producers

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The Riddle Running Time: 15:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

A prison warden offers a chance to his prisoner, an enigma. If he solves it, he wins back his freedom.

FidaeSbaai: Director

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The Truth Lies Running Time: 3:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

When we first meet Dave, a gentle hearted man, he is at his wit's end and seeking direction. As the story progresses, we learn that the love of his life, Reyna, is having an affair that appears serious. As Dave tries to figure out how to salvage what's left of his relationship, Reyna's blatant dismissal of him sends Dave into a jealous fury. Dave, no longer the victim, takes matters into his own hands.

Dion Lack: Director/Writer
Twilla Tanyi: Producer

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The Unconfessed Running Time: 20:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Confession is good for the soul!

Darryl Dane Bohanan: Director/Writer/Producer

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The Williams Family: Living with Diamond Blackfan Anemia (DBA) Running Time: 26:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Mr. Williams and his two children, Michael (4) and Calvin (5), have a rare blood disorder called Diamond Blackfan Anemia (DBA). There is no cure except for the possibility of a bone marrow transplant with a matched donor. In the meantime, all three are blood transfusion dependent and must each get transfusions every 3-4 weeks.

Caroline Josey Karoki:

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Throw the Dog a Bone Running Time: 30:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

A brilliant girl from a disadvantaged background has a chance to live her dream of attending a very prestigious university; however she soon learns the price of acceptance among the elite. She must decide whether or not to compromise her core values in order to become who she thinks she wants to be.

William Bright: Director/Producer
Jocelyn Stewart: Writer

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TiCkToCk & Deep in the Dream Running Time: 4:00 Min. & 4:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, January 18th - Mary Pickford Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm

In a world where everyone is seen as clocks that tick to their own beat, a young man that ticks to no beat searches for that special girl that's just like him. This unique animated film brings a spin on storytelling.

"Deep in the Dream" is a scene of a psychiatrist helping her patient explore a dream that he never seems to finish.

Latrice and Tanya Byrd: Director/Writer/Producer

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Tomasa In Time Running Time: 15:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Chaplin Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - ChaplinTheater 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Granny Tomasa pays a visit to family down in Punta Gorda Village of Belize, only to become embroiled in a messy situation of violence and domestic abuse. Based on Season 3 of "Noh Matta Wat!," the first dramatic TV series of Belize.

S. Torriano Berry: Director
Kim Vasquez: Writer
Denvor Fairweather: Producer

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Two-A-Days Running Time: 15:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Michelle Parker, 15, loves football. She looks up to her father, a former football star. At the beginning of her sophomore year, she decides to try out for the high school football team to the chagrin of her older brother, Stephen, the star quarterback. Throughout tryouts, Michelle and Stephen's relationship is challenged as she learns what it takes to make the team and how to be seen as an equal within her family.

April Wilson: Director

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WEIGHTED: Inspired by FitKenyanGirl Running Time: 30:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Fairbanks Theater 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Fairbanks Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

As a young African woman, Jane has no idea where her weight loss journey will take her. After meeting her trainer Roc, Jane is challenged to enter a bodybuilding competition, something that is foreign to her. Her fitness journey is both criticized and praised and this inspires her to proceed in the competitive sport. Jane's newfound sport arouses the curiosity of her African-American friend, Veronica. But before she can think about competing, she has to face the challenge of losing over 80 pounds.

Caroline Josey Karoki: Director/Producer
Jane Mukami: Executive Producer

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When Tables Turn Running Time: 20:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Neal Lyons is a prideful man that was met with unfortunate circumstances. These circumstances led to him becoming homeless, but his pride has him trying to keep up appearances so no one will know.

Michael Foster: Director

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Your Love Running Time: 8:00 Min.
Saturday, January 17th - Mary Pickford Theater 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 18th - Chaplin Theater 12:30pm - 2:30pm

In a world where young couples have a hard time juggling family, career and temptation, one young couple takes the time to nurture their partnership and romance. YOUR LOVE explores a day in the life of James, a young violinist married with children.

Laila Petrone: Director

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