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Legacy of Black Magic: Preshow
1 min


The Lobbyists
Directed by Thomas Pace 17 minSci Fi & Fantasy, Mystery

A United States senator is visited by two persuasive lobbyists from the future.

Directed by Blayre Pichon 13 minSci Fi & Fantasy

An intimate gathering on Halloween turns magical.

Directed by Bashi Rose 6 min

A transformation occurs after a melancholic night home.

The Kall
Directed by Barbara Mamabolo 11 minDrama, Sci Fi & Fantasy

Triggered by trauma and anxiety, a woman's past comes knocking at her door.

Directed by Henrietta Biayemi 6 minComing-of-Age, Sci Fi & Fantasy

We all discover our power at a young age. It's how we use it that matters.Trigger Warning: This film contains Domestic Violence.

The Black Baptism
Directed by Stephanie Diane Ford 20 minSci Fi & Fantasy

An afro-futuristic reflection on Black Women's fear and liberation.

Herald of Blue
Directed by Jacqueline CJ Barnes 10 minAnimation, Sci Fi & Fantasy

An emotional animated short on our intergenerational relationship to Earth.

Legacy of Black Magic Q+A
Sunday, Sep 6, 2020 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Live Q+A afterwards with filmmakers and moderator Angela N. Carroll. Sign language interpreter will be available.

All events are Eastern Time.

Also screening

Legacy of Righteous Anger Poster

Being perceived as an “Angry Black Woman” keeps certain Black femmes from expressing valid emotions. What happens when the anger is revered instead of suppressed

Keep Your Flowers directed by Sekou Browne
Sweet Rind directed by Andre Wynter
Omi directed by Vatora Godwin
Suicide By Sunlight directed by Niyatu
Combust by Tyler Washington
Rising Power: Building an Intersectional Justice Movement in the United States directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Legacy of the WAP Poster

To be femme, Black and horny… These shorts explore a space that’s not quite love, not necessarily romance, but certainly lust.

Tender directed by Felicia Pride
Sex is a God Thing directed by Zarinah Ali
Drip Like Coffee directed by Anaiis Cisco
"Friends" directed by Joy Lamont-Smith
So What Happens Next? directed by Sokhna Samb

Legacy of the Craft Poster

What matters more, the relationship you have with your loved ones or the one you have with your art practice? These shorts grapple with what happens when given the chance to revisit past dreams, having to temporarily pause them in the middle of a pandemic and making it happen despite the obstacles.

Mothering in Quarantine: Episode 1 directed by Kyisha Williams
BackBurner Dreams directed by Brenda Hayes
Southside Suplex directed by Antonio Hernandez
Kindred Spirits: Artists Hilda Wilkinson Brown and Lilian Thomas Burwell directed by Cintia Cabib



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