10 Miles Bull Bay
Documentary Filmmaker: Stephen Rudder
10 Miles Bull Bay explores the teaching, philosophy and way of life of the Bobo Ashanti (one of the houses of Rastafari). Their story is revealed through the voices of the elder members of the community. The film was shot in the hills of Jamaica at the Bobo Ashanti ‘camp’, where the community lives and works together preparing for repatriation to Africa.
The 30th of May
Documentary Filmmaker: James Therese
For over 100 years, the city of Natchez had two Memorial Day celebrations---one black and one white. By the mid-1990's, the white celebration faded away, while the black celebration known as the "30th of May" continued to march on. It's a tradition unlike any other in the country.
A Mother's Journey
Writer and Director: Sade Adeniran
As a child, Lola Ogunwole was abandoned by her mother. Now a mother herself and suffering from postnatal depression, will Lola finally heal the hidden scars by meeting the woman who left her? Or is she destined to repeat the cycle and sins from a childhood she'd rather forget?
A Silent Night
Gino Ricardo Green
Siblings are propelled into a life of poverty as their mother adjusts to life as a single parent.
Ben & Ara
Joseph Baird, Constance Ejuma, Nnegest Likke (Director)
Ben, a passionately agnostic PhD student, falls behind in his dissertation and is surprised to find a muse in Ara, a devout Muslim. Ben and Ara soon fall in love but grapple with differences in their core beliefs and lifestyle choices. They discover that when two cultures touch each other, the consequences can be magical and tragic.
A theatre director enlists the help of a former friend, turned famous actress, to mentor a young actress with trust issues.
Everything But A Man
A successful career woman has a life-changing romance with a mysterious man from another culture whose radical lifestyle differences shake up her world and challenge her perspective on love, relationships and what it means to be a "strong" woman.
Matthew J, Morgan
We follow the experience of an elderly dementia patient longing to return home to her native soil in Jamaica. And her Grandson’s attempt to make this a reality.
JUS SOLI opens up a discourse on the Black British experience; interrupting the emotional transition between generations and questioning what it means to be British.
A shocking and educational thriller, taking a look at a real life situation with a dramatic twist.
Nathan East: For The Record
Chris Gero gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most influential bass players in modern music recording his debut solo album last year. See the story behind some of the most well-recognised bass hooks across pop, funk, soul and jazz genres. His long-awaited solo album spent four weeks at #1 on Billboard's Contemporary Jazz Album chart and 34 weeks in the top position on smoothjazz.com.
Shade of Music
Two quarreling next door neighbors, with opposing tastes in music, discover an unexpected cure for loneliness when adversity strikes one of them.
Ugly is a film about self-esteem and the laws of attraction in an urban environment. The story is told through a coming-of-age love story about a boy looking for love in the wrong place.
Wits End follows comedian Jason Barnes as he works rooms large and small throughout the country, building a reputation as an up-and-comer in the world of standup. All the while, his off stage struggles to make sense of the world around him threaten to send him over the edge of both a personal and professional breakdown. Honest, bittersweet and often hilarious, Wits End takes audiences on a journey of comedy, sadness and learning to find life no matter where you are along the road.
The Final Scene
The Final Scene is a surreal short experimental comedy film about a young woman who travels from Europe to experience unrequited love in England.
Footprints In The Concrete
Footprints in the Concrete is a musical depiction of how a community came together to save a lost youth, trapped in a cycle of hopelessness. Currently the President of HOPE Multimedia Company, Domingo Guyton often reverts back to his childhood as a struggle; attempting to survive in the mixed pot of drugs, misogyny and violence that Boston, MA had delved out in the late 1980’s.
A young woman after a night out is stalked by a psychopath in a car park
One word' Is a film about how art helps a student express himself to his peers in a unique way. 'Sammi' is a young African refugee who has fled his homeland with his mother. They have ended up in an alien and hostile Britain. He is struggling to deal with his past which is effecting his present, and ruining his future. He is given the opportunity at school to express himself with a performance piece of coursework which allows him to finally comes to terms with some of his issues.
The Good Son
A young Nigerian man is forced to address a secret he has harboured from his parents during a traditional, family gathering.
A young naive American girl decides to join the army following the fallout of 9/11. Little does she know how far she is prepared to go to serve her country.