Southern Cross (13.34 min, USA) is a family drama set up against the backdrop of a Sunday gathering, where Gloria struggles to explain the symbolic meaning behind a Confederate Flag toy to her seven-year-old daughter. [Awards: 1st runner-up for Student Films Across America, Semi-Finalist, HBO African American Film Legacy Challenge, Finalist, Emerging Filmmaker’s Showcase at Cannes’ Short Film Corner, Finalist, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival.]
THE TEST (8.38 min., USA)
After 16-year-old girl, Candice, discovers she’s pregnant by her juvenile boyfriend, Jermaine, she has fantasies about the fears of telling her parents, which leads her to secretly take matters into her own hands. [Awards: 1st runner up for Midwest IFP’s Flyover Zone Festival and Finalist, Hollywood Black Film Festival.]
STOLEN PEARLS (8.45 min. USA)
Two sisters with very different directions in life face off over a missing family heirloom.