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Desperate to send money to her family back in Haiti, hardworking and exhausted nurse Ludi Alcidor spends a chaotic day battling coworkers, clients, and an impatient bus driver as she chases the American Dream in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood.

This film is in the Narrative Feature Competition.


Edson Jean is a Haitian-American actor/writer/director who’s debut feature film LUDI participated in the Independent Filmmaker Project’s Narrative Labs program and is preparing for its 2021 festival release. He most recently was nominated for a Streamy and Mipcom award for directing all eight (23 minute) episodes of his dramedy, Grown, for Complex Networks. Prior to that, he wrote, directed, and starred in The Adventures of Edson Jean (2013), which aired on HBO/HBOGO. As an actor he was most recently seen in Moonlight, War Dogs, HBO's Ballers and Bloodline (Netflix).

  • Year
  • Runtime
    81 minutes
  • Language
    English, Haitian Creole, Spanish
  • Country
  • Director
    Edson Jean
  • Screenwriter
    Edson Jean, Joshua Jean-Baptiste
  • Producer
    Fabiola Rodriguez, Mark Pulaski, and Edson Jean
  • Cast
    Shein Mompremier, Alan Myles Heyman, Madelin Marchant, Success St. Fleur, Kerline Alce, Plus Pierre, Patrice DeGraff Arenas