Teen Program

11:00 am SHOWTIME


 
What’s Life? |  Directed by Jeremiah Kipp (USA, 2018, 14:24 min.)

What’s Life? | Directed by Jeremiah Kipp (USA, 2018, 14:24 min.)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Lavo Lanes, Calliste, St. George

Synopsis

Vanessa is an expecting mother of fraternal twins, Janet and James. After the father to be denies any responsibility, Vanessa only has her best friend Lisa by her side; that’s until Lisa delivers unhappy news. Now with no money, no job, and no parental guidance, Vanessa plans to survive the best way she knows how. Follow Vanessa on her quest as she defines life.


 
Sankofa: The Story of Oshun   |  Directed by Natalie Harris (USA, 2018, 7:22 min.)

Sankofa: The Story of Oshun | Directed by Natalie Harris (USA, 2018, 7:22 min.)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Lavo Lanes, Calliste, St. George

Synopsis

On the brink of a new project, Niambe and Thandiwe of OSHUN use music as a tool for social change, spiritual enlightenment, and cultural connectivity.


 
Kinto |  Directed by Joshua Paul, (Jamiaca, 2018, 15:28 min)

Kinto | Directed by Joshua Paul, (Jamiaca, 2018, 15:28 min)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Lavo Lanes, Calliste, St. George

Synopsis

Kinto lives on the streets of Kingston, Jamaica, wiping the windscreens of passing cars at stoplight intersections to earn money. Ambushed and beaten by a group of other street boys, a desolate Kinto embraces his identity when he makes an unexpected act of kindness.


 
Black Doll |  Directed by Akley Olton, (Trinidad, 2018, 04:10 min)

Black Doll | Directed by Akley Olton, (Trinidad, 2018, 04:10 min)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Lavo Lanes, Calliste, St. George

Synopsis

Black Doll is an intimate picture of a young girl’s relationship with her dolls and her hair, touching on a range of issues including femininity, race, and self-presentation.


 
Black Barbie   |  Directed by Comfort, (Ghana, 2018, 4 min)

Black Barbie | Directed by Comfort, (Ghana, 2018, 4 min)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Lavo Lanes, Calliste, St. George

Synopsis

Black Barbie is a Poetry animation that talks about the filmmakers personal experience with being uncomfortable with her dark skin and using skin bleaching products to lighten her skin, growing up as a young person.


 
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Piu Piu | Directed by Naima Ramos Chapm, (USA, 2018, 4 min)

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Lavo Lanes, Calliste, St. George

Synopsis

Piu Piu is a short film about Jordan (Natalie Paul - The Sinner) taking a mundane trip to the city that turns into a surrealist nightmare. When Jordan, a restless young woman, decides to ditch her boyfriend (Terence Nance - Random Acts of Flyness) for a moment of freedom, she soon discovers this gamble reaps a reward – but not without risk. Jordan is forced to contend with monstrous abuses across several planes of existence, mindfully, physically and spiritually.