2016 LHAAFF SATURDAY I - THE FITS
THE FITS Directed by Anna Rose Holmer Narrative feature 1 hr, 12 min.
A psychological portrait of 11-year-old Toni-a tomboy assimilating to a tight-knit dance team in Cincinnati's West End. Enamored by the power and confidence of this strong community of girls, Toni eagerly absorbs routines, masters drills, and even pierces her own ears to fit in. When a mysterious outbreak of fainting spells plagues the team, Toni's desire for acceptance is twisted. http://www.thefitsfilm.com/
DRIVEN Directed by Julie Zammarchi for StoryCorps
In 2015, Wendell Scott became the first African American inducted in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, he poured his heart, soul, and all of his earnings into maintaining his own race car. In this StoryCorps Animated Short, his son, Frank, remembers what it took for his father to cross the finish line at racetracks throughout the South. Animation by Rebecca Raeder, Thomas Crew, Tammy Kim, & Julie Zammarchi. Short animated documentary. 3 Min. https://storycorps.org/animation/driven/
BALL IS LIFE Directed by Kyle Brook Narrative. 7 min, 40 sec. USA 2016
Warning: includes adult language.
Ball is Life is the story of a young female basketball star on the verge of earning a Division I scholarship under the intense coaching of her overbearing father. But when her hoop dreams are jeopardized by an unplanned pregnancy, she must decide which is more important, Ball or Life?
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (View)
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Seattle, WA 98144
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