Black Thoughts Shorts Block

Film • Feb 12

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Black 14
Directed by Darius Clark Monroe | 2018. USA. 15 mins.
// An archival social study examining white pathology and cognitive dissonance via media coverage of a 1969 racial protest at the University of Wyoming.

Southside Forever: A Motion Picture of Black Chicago
Directed by Rodney Lucas | 2018. USA. 9 mins.
// In a compassionate documentary on one district’s battle against violent crime, director Rodney Lucas illustrates life and death in his hometown of Chicago. Featuring the voices of community champions and activists — a South Side Chicago native comments, “this project is a reclamation of black narrativization.”

A Love Song For Latasha
Directed by Sophia Nahli Allison | 2019. USA. 19 mins.
// This magical short is a dreamlike archive in conversation with the past and the present to reimagine a more nuanced narrative of Latasha Harlins by excavating intimate and poetic memories shared by her cousin and best friend.

Curated by Gavin McIntyre, Indie Grits Fellow, as part of our series, Black Stories: Real Fiction.