GIBFF 2017 SHORTS SHOWCASE I - Living while Black
The Talk Emily M. Blake2017 USA 7 Min
For African Americans, The Talk, is about more than just the birds and the bees. On his way to a big date, seventeen year old J.J. has a talk with his dad, but Dad couldn't prepare him for this.
Conversation With Changemichael taylor2017 USA12 Min
Both father and son grapple with change after son decides to change his career goals away from the family tradition of ivy league-trained Black male doctors to pursue acting.
Drive Slow Terrence Thompson2017 USA14 Min
"Drive Slow" follows a teenager from the South-Side of Chicago attempting to finish his college essays. As he struggles to boil down his complex surroundings in 500 words, his friends' disparate opinions, racist news narratives, and the threat of lingering danger only complicate the process.
Intercept Jackie J. Stone2017 USA17 Min
After spiraling into a deep depression, a young woman's desperate plans are intercepted.
black enuf*Carrie Hawks2016 USA22 Min
A queer oddball seeks approval from black peers despite a serious lack of hip-hop credentials. My quest for a Black Card (undeniable acceptance of my racial identity) takes me from Missouri, to New York, and halfway around the world. The film interweaves stories from my great-grandmothers autobiography, interviews of family & friends, and my hand-drawn memories. Were all on a quest for acceptance.
Indiana University Northwest Savannah Hall Bergland Auditorium (View)
Gary, IN 46408
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|