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Two African American sisters grow up in racially charged 1960s Georgia, but one is born with fair skin. How far would you go to feel like you belong?

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Across the Tracks

2017

 • Short

by Michael Cooke

Projects I'm Supporting

Stage V

New York Short
Drama

A young woman finally attends a bereavement group after losing her father to cancer.

85%

This project got the green light!

Nia On Vacation

Patras Feature
Drama, Comedy

Escape is relative.

100%

This project got the green light!

Sylphvania Grove

New York Short
Adventure, Fantasy

A troubled girl follows a magical being into the woods where her fears take on fantastical forms.

210%

This project got the green light!

Distance

Los Angeles Series
Romantic Comedy

a long distance love story told from two perspectives - HIS (directed by a fella) and HERS (directed by a lady)

100%

This project got the green light!

Futureboy

New York Short
Comedy, Sci-Fi

Billy comes from the future to stop himself from inventing time travel. Nope. Now to convince a judge, his wife, and himself he's not crazy.

94%

This project got the green light!

Changa and the Jade Obelisk

Santa Monica Series
Animation

An African Game of Thrones meets Harryhausen Sinbad

85%

This project got the green light!

Brazilian Wood

Phoenix Feature
Drama, Thriller

One man's relentless pursuit of justice collides with another man's bizarre course of revenge.

100%

This project got the green light!

Across The Tracks

Atlanta Short
Drama, Family

In 1960s GA, a young mixed girl decides to pass for white, a choice that follows her for many years.

102%

This project got the green light!

Policy of Truth

Short
Drama

Dwight, must travel home to his father, Walter, who is facing early-onset Alzheimer's.

106%

This project got the green light!

Cross

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Film-Noir

A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.

100%

This project got the green light!

Little Cabbage

Atlanta Short
Thriller

An eccentric composer in the 1950's is given a magical instrument that distorts her relationships.

106%

This project got the green light!

Take A Leap: South Africa

Columbia Short
Other

Take A Leap web series chronicles Black American expats that live abroad.

82%

This project got the green light!

Directed by Women


Global Celebration

Inviting the world to fall madly in love with & wildly celebrate women filmmakers & their films.

88%

This project got the green light!

CongestedCat Shorts

New York Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Character-driven, stereotype breaking short films about loss from the creators of 'Kelsey.'

120%

This project got the green light!

There is a New World Somewhere

Los Angeles Feature
Drama

A troubled woman is seduced by a stranger who takes her on a road trip through America's deep south.

27%

This project got the green light!

Time Signature

Brooklyn Short
Sci-Fi

Danielle meets her favorite guitarist, Astra, who reveals that she is a time-traveler.

100%

This project got the green light!

In Honor Of

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A woman comes home to a family gathering only to discover that she has walked into her own execution

114%

This project got the green light!

Rez

Short
Drama

An Ojibwe boy searches for a safe place for he and his young sister on the Leech Lake reservation.

118%

This project got the green light!

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