30th Anniversary PAFF Virtual

MiniShorts Block 1 & 2 (83m)

Expired May 23, 2022 6:59 AM
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15 films in package
Aubrey Paints Faces
While mom sleeps, a little girl paints her mom’s face using a secret ingredient when she runs out of lipstick.
Generation Impact: The Coder
Jay Jay Patton was only 13 when she designed and built Photo Patch, a mobile app to help kids send photos and letters to incarcerated parents.
A man confronts his lifelong body image struggles now that he has a son of his own.
Inspired by the traumatic fates met by many in Uganda’s violent political past, “Miika” is a haunting tale of desperation birthing courage in a young and passionate heart.
The Kind of Crime
A father must decide if he can trust his son after a neighbor accuses him of stealing.
Black is Black
A much-needed conversation about colorism, a major issue within many communities -- particularly the Black community.
Two Weeks
Date night takes a turn for worst when Rachel's husband admires the waitress' butt.
Car Therapy: Uncoupling
A college therapist who moonlights as a ride-sharing app driver meets a too turnt lesbian couple with too much tea (and other things!) to spill in the car.
Hannah ends a three-year on-again/off-again "situationship" with Roman due to irreconcilable world views that have potentially serious ramifications. But it wasn't all a wash.
Hacking the New Jim Code
Can Afrofuturism pave the way for a society free of biased technology? A discussion of the legacies of slavery and underrepresentation envisions an Afrofuturist world where technology is community-driven rather than profit-driven.
I Am a Man
Four Black men from different worlds have a heartfelt conversation about manhood, creativity, sex and their place in the world.
When a socially awkward young woman gets the date of her dreams, she finds herself under pressure to change her looks.
An embarrassing incident forces a woman to choose between sheltering her surprise witness and finding her sexual voice.
Troubled Waters
An examination of the relationship between water and the Black community; how water has been used as a tool by Black people but also weaponized against them throughout history.
Ode To Joy: An Introduction
An intimate paean to Mother Earth and to Black women’s generativity.

Mini-Shorts Block 1 & 2 (83m) contains the following films:

1) Aubrey Paints Faces (5m)

2) Generation Impact: The Coder (7m)

3) Husky (7m)

4) Miika (5m)

5) The Kind of Crime (7m)

6) Black is Black (5m)

7) Two Weeks (5m)

8) Car Therapy: Uncoupling (7m)

9) Grist (5m)

10) Hacking the New Jim Code (3m)

11) I Am A Man (6m)

12) Pressed (6m)

13) Satisfaction (7m)

14) Troubled Waters (5m)

15) Ode to Joy (3m)

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Colorism is the prejudice or discrimination against individuals with a dark skin tone, typically among people of the same ethnic or racial group. A much-needed conversation about colorism, a major issue within the Black community.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    5 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
  • Director
    Thomas J. Cooksey
  • Screenwriter
    Tajh V. Lewis
  • Producer
    Thomas J. Cooksey
  • Executive Producer
    Thomas J. Cooksey
  • Co-Producer
    Tajh V. Lewis, Kerry J. Jones, Simon Taveras
  • Cast
    Tajh V. Lewis, Caleb McDaniel
  • Cinematographer
    Thomas J. Cooksey
  • Editor
    Thomas J. Cooksey
  • Music
    Maxwell K. Addo