GIBFF 2018 Friday 11am "SHORTS PACKAGE RECKONING: FACING OURSELVES"
THIS GREAT NATION
Based on current events, This Great Nation is a raw, unflinching look at two men with opposing views that cross paths in the racially charged climate of President Trump's America.
My Black Is...
Young women of color set out to redefine what black is to them.
Bastião, son of a slave, and Inácio , the future heir to a sugar mill, are friends until their social conditions separate them. A love triangle between the two and Elza twenty years later culminates in a struggle for survival.
Nana Roxie's Revenge
Quincy is an Up and coming DJ. Inspired by the success of a young female rapper by the name of Roxanne Shante with a hit record called 'Roxanne's Revenge'. He conspires, along with his two younger brothers, to join in on the latest hip hop trend of the 'Roxanne Wars' by making a response record. Only this time the rhymes come from an unexpected source.
Blueberry is Short Film about an Afrocentric podcast host, Lyric Hayes in search to find his greatest idol and best-selling author, Harambe Cornell. Lyric is in middle of seducing a hippie yoga instructor on his show when he learns she has information that will help him find Harambe Cornell. Unfortunately, he is forced to take care of his six-year-old son Jacob, dressed in a blueberry costume.
Upon making a life altering decision, Jabari Keating is a candid first person narrative film that explores his personal reflections, life experiences and trials and tribulations as an African American in present day America.
Thinking of the West
On a fateful night, three teens celebrating their best friends acceptance into college, encounter a crazed woman with a sinister revenge plot to get back at her abusive husband.
Always A ThornTwo kids are on the run. One from the local crime element and the other from his past. The two find themselves together at a bus stop, and their lives are irrevocably changed. On this day, they come in contact with two police officers: one, his first day on the beat, the other, seasoned to the point of no return.
In order to save his own life, a gangbanger being held hostage must appeal to the empathy of his kidnapper.
Indiana University Northwest Savannah Hall Bergland Auditorium (View)
Gary, IN 46408
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|