Find Your Voice and Other Tales of Marginalization
Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 3pm
The Hidden Vote
Doc (10 min.) / Dir. Hanna Miller, Prod. Adithya Sambamurthy & Ben Rehki / USA / Politics
Shalonda Thompson, a Black woman in the rural south, considers voting for a Republican.
Special category: Mississippi, Female Filmmaker
Short (29 min.) / Dir. Andrew Paul Howell, Prod. Ray Lënard Brown (EP), Andrew Paul Howell (EP), Summer Michele Howell, Lucius Baston & Ryan Dennett-Smith / USA / Social justice
The 1944 story of the youngest person in US history to be put to death by electric chair.
Film trailer: https://vimeo.com/299350431
Special category: Mississippi, Female Filmmaker, African-American Filmmaker
Short (14 min.) / Dir. Jimmy Olsson, Prod. Jimmy Olsson, Petter Selvehed, Christian Kielberg & Ville Olin / Sweden / Drama
Teacher Charlotte discovers that one of her students is the son of the Nazi who attacked her.
Film trailer: https://vimeo.com/260134933
Doc (15 min.) / Dir. & Prod. Remington Smith / USA / Sports
A peek beyond the Mint Juleps and fancy hats into the fastest two minutes in equine sports.
Film website: www.thederbyfilm.com
Film trailer: https://youtu.be/qLrXHnoAgtQ
We Are Now
Student (8 min.) / Dir. Gandhi Brigade Youth Media, Prod. Kevin Akakpo, Carlos Escobar, Kim Gonzalez-Ramirez, Verite Igiraneza, Merry Hailegeorgies, Yohannes Gezahegn, Gabe Hoekman, & Juliet Marschal / USA / Social Justice
Showcases the wave of youth-led activism sweeping the country and the young activists who are fighting for what they believe in.
Film trailer: https://filmfreeway.com/submissions/10610372
Special category: Female Filmmaker, African-American Filmmaker, Youth Filmmaker
Find Your Voice
Short (12 min.) / Dir. Students from Sunflower County Film Academy, Prod. JD Davenport / Mississippi / Social justice
Seventeen high school students document racism in the Delta, past and present.
Special category: Mississippi, Female Filmmaker, African-American Filmmaker, Youth Filmmaker