The Girl with Curly Hair
Directed by Alireza Mirasadollah (UK, 2020, 20 min.) Digital.
A 9-year-old girl from the Aeta tribe in the Philippines lives in a small village with little food and no running water; her dark skin and African heritage combine to prevent her from traditional education. She dreams of becoming a medical doctor but first she needs to fight racism, poverty, and social issues.
Directed by Olivier Sagne (French Guiana, 2020, 21 min.) Digital.
Lovena becomes French Guiana’s chess champion—an opportunity and a burden for an illegal Haitian immigrant teenager.
Directed by Sara Robin (USA, 2020, 16 min.) Digital.
Juana’s life is uprooted when her friend unwittingly reveals the secret that she’s undocumented.
Directed by Daniela Martinez (USA, 2021, 6 min.) Digital.
After coming out, Amaia gets kicked out by her mother and stepfather; she struggles with where to go while also thinking about her mother’s betrayal. She hesitantly chooses to seek refuge with her grandmother.
Directed by Uzo Ngwu (USA, 2020, 1 min.) Digital.
The premise of this film is simple: for the love of art and tea.
Directed by Corrine Joseph (Canada, 2021, 12 min.) Digital.
Iman, a quirky teenage drama queen, can’t get enough of two things: everything French and Isaac, her biggest crush. In her peculiar manner, she’s been hiding in the library and anonymously exchanging notes with him for weeks. When his latest message asks to meet in person, she accepts despite her fear of rejection.
Directed by Aisha Ford (USA, 2020, 10 min.) Digital
On a hot summer day in a lower-income neighborhood, a Black girl learns to take the lead on her terms.
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Film Rental Information
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