Set in a small village near the Cauca River in Colombia, Water Steps follows two humble fisherman who discover a dead body tangled in their cast nest. Convinced that the more humane thing to do is to give proper burial to the deceased, they start dragging the body towards the jungle.
Black Radical Imagination
In the distant future, a Nigerian space station in a remote corner of the galaxy orbits an artificial pinpoint of matter so dense that it cannot exist in our solar system. It is a recreation of the birth of the universe itself and overseen by Yetunde, the sole crew member on the space station Eko.
With Audre Lorde acting as both subject and surrogate, All That is Left Unsaid is a daughter’s elegy for her mother. Both women lived with cancer for 14 years, and the absence of their wisdom, guidance, and love is an experience of open loss. This short, experimental documentary reflects on all of the other black women gone too soon, and contemplates this aspect of grief.
Perrier only met her mother when she was seventeen-years-old. As they had difficulty saying anything to each other when they first met, they looked through old photographs to connect. Taking place in Port Au Prince, Florida Water is a rich tapestry of memories re-stitched together based on a unique photograph of the director’s mother performing a Haitian ritual with her friends.
A heartbroken composer takes a vow of silence to win back the heart of her true love. In her struggle to reconnect with her ex, she meets an outgoing musician. Utilizing music, magic, and silence, Jade finds her voice in the place she least expects it.