Netflix’s Ben Crump Doc ‘CIVIL’ Will Open American Black Film Festival 2022 [Exclusive]

A aggressive part for episodic short-form tv directed by or produced and written by folks of African descent. Every sequence on this part will compete for the Jury Prize for Greatest Community Sequence (introduced by Comcast NBCUniversal, $2,500 prize cash). The subsequent are the Official choices for 2022 within the Internet Sequence class:

Bourn Form: The Tiny Kindness Mission

A black/Jewish artist creates a kindness mission to rejoice connection in his neighborhood. USA | 12 minutes

Director: Rachel Myers

Author: Rachel Myers

Produced by: Tamika Lamison, Connie Jo Sechrist, Rachel Myers

Forged: Bourn Wealthy


The wacky misadventures of two sisters navigating life’s ups and downs like artists within the wild and unpredictable streets of La La Land.

USA | 7:30 min

Director: Kimberly Dooley

Author: Kimberly Dooley

Producer: Kimberly Dooley

Forged: Kimberly Dooley, Dayna Dooley

I’m Mara * World premiere

Struggling to interrupt free from a lifetime of espionage, homicide and damaging household ties, Mara decides to to fabricate a brand new life for herself, however she quickly realizes that the reality will all the time reveal itself and all sins should be atoned for.

USA | 2:33 pm

Administrators: Cody Duncum, Demetrius Feaster

Writers: Candace West, Clarinda D’Cruze

Producer: Candace West, Demetrius Feaster, Clarinda D’Cruze

Forged: Candace Kirstin West, Keith Elgin Douglas, Alek President, Jose Navarro, Virginia Elliot, David Chin

Jonathan’s world *US Pageant premiere

The boy’s genie drinks magic potion inflicting him to acquire enhanced talents. USA | 14 minutes

Director: Tyler D. Lambert

Author: Tyler D. Lambert

Producer: Tyler D. Lambert

Forged: Tyler D. Lambert

surname unknown * World premiere

The homeless youth of Past Hope Youth Shelter overcome adversity and discover their place in society. USA | quarter-hour

Director: Dui Jarrod

Author: Dui Jarrod

Producers: Kevin “Coach Ok” Lee, Pierre “Pee” Thomas, Dui Jarrod, Chris Hicks, David Blackman

Forged: Chakeefe Gordon, Erika Norrell, Braxton Jordan, Lindsey G. Smith

Layered, “Stalker” * World premiere

A sequence that follows three black ladies from Philadelphia, two of them Muslim, making an attempt to invade the media business when confronted with challenges in psychological well being, religion and loss because of weapons violence.

USA | 12:57 min

Director: Zareefa Abdul-Adl

Writers: Arraiyan DuBose, Aiko Brown, Zareefa Abdul-Adl

Producers: Aiko Brown, Arraiyan DuBose, Zareefa Abdul-Adl

Forged: Mercedes White, LaPorscha Rodgers, Aisha Saran

little lawyer *US Pageant premiere

A six-year-old lady with aspirations to be a lawyer places her youthful brother on trial after he discovers their toy is useless.

USA | 12 minutes

Director: Sam Buckner III

Author: Sam Buckner III

Producers: Sam Buckner, Samantha O. Buckner

Forged: Sophia Dejesus, London Sinead, Wyatt Hinz, Ayani Tamar, Brandon. L Ward, Alex Jackson


When the sudden disappearance of water – its foremost supply of life – threatens to finish a vibrant utopia, an intrepid teenager named Blaze should save his neighborhood earlier than it is too late.

USA | 12:30 pm

Administrators: Randall Dottin, Luisa Dantas

Writers: Randall Dottin, Angela Tucker, Paige Wooden, Luisa Dantas, Rise-Residence Tales Mission

Producers: Randall Dottin, Angela Tucker, Paige Wooden, Luisa Dantas,

Rise-Residence Tales Mission, Anna Lee, Russell Hornsby

Forged: Russell Hornsby, Denny Dillon, Imani Russell, Kaya Fraites, Sunni Patterson

The inexperienced couch (ep. two) * World premiere

The psychologist Dr. Rhemington Lee engages sufferers in an involuntary experiment in fact, as every meet on the inexperienced couch.

USA | 2:08 pm

Director: Miranda Amazan

Author: Mirlande Amazan

Producer: Miralande Amazan

Forged: Mirlande Amazan, Antuone Torbert; narrated by Gordon Greene

The Whippersnappers * World premiere

OG, Large Mama and Foegy, aka “The Oldheads”, bored with the identical routine, resolve use know-how to make your self youthful.

USA | 4:56 minutes

Director: Ryan Cole

Author: Ryan Cole

Producer: Ryan Cole

Forged: Ryan Cole


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