Wednesday, June 26, 2019
5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Barbara and Theodore Alfond Auditorium (Auditorium G36)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2019-06-26 17:30:00 2019-06-26 19:30:00 Shorts 2: What Were You Expecting? 06/26/2019 - 17:30 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Shorts Program

J. Henry

Directed by Mike Smith (USA, 2016, 14 min.). Digital.

This is the story of a charming 10-year-old boy who lives in the inner city and wants nothing more than to play football with his big brother, 16-year-old Zay. When Zay doesn’t show up on “football day,” J. Henry becomes more persistent in inviting him out to play. Zay finally commits to playing football with J. Henry, but on their way to the park, Zay becomes sidetracked, putting the two of them in danger.


Directed by Alexander Etseyatse (USA, 2019, 11 min.). Digital.

An LP (store detective) watches a shoplifting heist in progress.  

I’m Sorry

Directed by Marcellus Cox (USA, 2018, 14 min.). Digital.

An award-winning drama about a young African American man who spends his last free day before heading to prison apologizing to everyone near and dear to him for betraying their trust in him.

Knocking on Heaven’s Door

Directed by Ery Nzaramba (Rwanda, 2019, 34 min.). Digital.

Rwanda, 1994. When the president's plane is shot down, it triggers the genocide of the Tutsis. Like many others, Keshava turns into a killer. Years later, he’s among the beneficiaries of an amnesty and released from prison. He has only one thing on his mind: to make up for what he’s done.


Directed by Sadé Clacken Joseph (USA, 2017, 14 min.). Digital.

An imaginative, inspiring black baseball player is torn between his new predominately white high school and his gang-infested home of South Central. As his worlds collide, he must choose what hat he will wear in order to survive.


Directed by Prakshi Malik (USA, 2019, 9 min.). Digital.

Two mothers with sons in trouble at school face a racist high school administration.


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