Films & Events

*all screenings 4/29 – 5/6 virtual ONLY*

Animated Short
On his first solo flight as a pilot, a young immigrant finds himself wrestling with his identity when his engine fails and his plane free falls. Based on the true story of Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian college student killed in Portland, OR...
Narrative Short
A spirited young village boy must learn the painful truth behind his grandfather's fortune and another farmer's inevitable demise.
Narrative Feature
After discovering she is pregnant by her abusive boyfriend, a musician must decide between freeing herself or remaining a relic of her drive-by Southern town. "A Song For Imogene" is a gritty, female-driven independent drama set against...
Animated Short
Itzel, a young girl of Mayan descent, goes on a camping trip with her father deep in the jungle. As they stargaze together, Itzel’s curiosity leads her to wander off and explore. While wandering, she discovers a jaguar in captivity and...
Narrative Feature
This remarkable film is based on the true story of Joseph and Rebecca Bau, whose wedding took place in the Plaszow concentration camp during WWII. Using his artistic skills and sense of humor in the camps, Joseph manages to stay alive...
Animated Short
This is the story of a square-shaped woman and her child living in a dull, square world. However, when a bright, circular neighbor moves in next door, the square woman begins to feel that her lifestyle is being threatened. Even worse, she...
Documentary Short
"Bestseller" is a revealing exploration of the "New York Times'" Bestsellers List, examining the myths and realities of the list's curation and its impact on diversity in the publishing industry.
Documentary Feature
"Bike Vessel" follows a father and son as they cycle from St. Louis to Chicago. Film director Eric Seals’ father almost died after three open-heart surgeries. However, he makes a miraculous health recovery after discovering his love for cycling, bringing his son Eric along with him.
Documentary Short
For Raleigh, North Carolina chef Adé Carrena, who was adopted from her homeland of Bénin at the tender age of 10, home is an irrevocable condition. Home is a place she is continually being directed toward. In this beautiful, and at times painful...
Documentary Short
This artistic short film illuminates the African-American experience by lyrically interweaving spoken-word narration of Margaret Walker’s epic poem "For My People" with contemporary images and rare 19th-century cyanotypes. The film...
Narrative Short
Brenda Donaldson is a regular gal, living in a regular world, until one day she experiences a pain so intense that it lands her in the office of her local physician. This visit sets off a series of unfortunate events that throw poor Brenda into...
Animated Short
Ingrid is a clumsy witch who seems to fail at everything she tries to do. In her potions class with Professor Cordial, all her other classmates have earned a gold star. Ingrid tries her best to make her assigned potion but instead is met...