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The Mark by Lucius Dechausay (Canada; 2011) English. Genre: animated narrative.
Young Nanyamka Aba is born with an indescribable mark on her face which her father conceals with a mask. She never questions the decision until she begins school and is bullied by classmates who cannot accept how different her appearance is. Seattle Premiere
KEEPER OF THE FLAME
by Brian Harrison Nelson (USA, 2011) 30 minutes. Genre: narrative
In hurricane and flood-ravaged New Orleans, Mardi Gras Indian culture serves as a pillar of the African American community and a symbol of resilience and strength in the face of ongoing adversity. Conflict arises when the Big Chief a a prominent Indian gang dies unexpectedly, he passes the leadership of the tribe to an unlikely candidate-his young grandson. Seattle Premiere
See the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxSDfoZxtyE
THADDEUS MOSLEY: SCULPTOR
by Kenneth Love (USA, 2011) 45 minutes. English. Genre: documentary.
The life and artistic career of the renowned self-taught Pittsburgh-based sculptor, who creates monumental works in wood, limestone, and other materials. Seattle Premiere
JUNIOR AND THE SAINT
by Lamont Stephens (USA, 2011) 15 minutes. English. Genre: narrative. General audience.
A champion boxer must divide his time between training for the biggest fight of his life & being a single parent to his six year old son. Seattle Premiere
THE GREAT INCARCERATOR
The Great Incarcerator, Part 1: Dark Little Secret by Derrick Jones (USA, 2011) 35 minutes, 17 seconds. English. Genre: documentary.
Dark Little Secret examines the United States prison system and its unprecedented explosion in population and the exploitation of dark, poor faces, intentionally relegated to second-class citizenship otherwise known as continued, legal slavery. Seattle Premiere
Lucius Dechausay - Bio (THE MARK)
As an artist, filmmaker and editor, Lucius Dechausay has a unique voice that shines through every project. With a strong belief that nothing is impossible, and sleep is optional, he has worked on everything from independent feature films to nationally televised shows, commercials and music videos across all genres.
Recently he directed and edited, "Solace in the Dark", a short documentary which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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