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Awards & Festivals

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FILMING WAS COMPLETED IN 2 DAYS IN LOS ANGELES, CA

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INTERNATIONAL SCREENINGS IN 9 COUNTRIES SUCH AS GHANA, UK, CANADA  

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 63 FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINS AND NOMINATIONS
SINCE 2020 DEBUT

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OFFICIAL SELECTION
OF 86 FILM FESTIVALS WORLDWIDE

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OVER 117 ACTORS WERE CONSIDERED FOR THE 

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Awards & Nominations

AWARDS

Winner: Social Awareness Award - Global Independent Film Awards - USA

Winner: Best Dramatic Short - CARE Awards - USA

Winner: Be the Change Award - Colorado Int'l Activism Film Festival - USA

Winner: Festival Theme Award - Colorado Int'l Activism Film Festival - USA

Winner: Best International Film - Short Drama - IBDFF - Toronto, CANADA

Winner: Best Picture - Soul 4 Reel Film Festival - USA

Winner: Princeton Tiger Award - Nassau Film Festival - USA

Winner: Best First Time Filmmaker - Global Indie Film Fest - SCOTLAND

Winner: Best Short Film - Love Wins Film Festival - USA

Winner: Award of Achievement - Liberation/Social Justice/Protest Category - Best Shorts Competition - USA 

Winner: Best Director, Short Drama - Voices Rising Film Festival - USA

Winner: Best Woman Director - Hollywood Art & Movie Awards - USA

Winner: Grand Jury Prize, Best Short Film - Orlando Urban Film Fest - USA

Winner: Best Female Director - Vyre Film Festival - USA

Winner: Social Awareness Award - Vyre Film Festival - USA

Winner: Award of Achievement - Liberation/Social Justice/Protest Category - Accolade Global Film Competition - USA 

Winner: Best Social Short - New Age Cinemas & Scripts - Mumbai, INDIA

Winner: Best Women-Produced Short Film - Urban Mediamakers Fest - USA

Winner: Best Short Feature - Morehouse Coll. of Human Rights Fest - USA

Winner: Best U.S. Social Justice Short Film - Hollywood Women’s Film Fest 

Winner: Social Justice Award - Hollywood South Urban Film Festival - USA

Winner: Best California Filmmaker - Culture & Diversity Film Festival - USA

Winner: Best Short Film - Achievement Award - SoCal Film Awards - USA

Winner: Best Directorial Debut - Gold Star Movie Awards - USA

Winner: Best First Time Filmmaker - Montreal Independent Film Fest - CAN

Winner: Best Short - Top Indie Film Awards - Tokyo, Japan

Winner: Best Director - Top Indie Film Awards - Tokyo, Japan

NOMINATIONS

Nominated: Best Diaspora Short Film - Africa Movie Academy Awards - NIGERIA

Nom: Rising Star Award - Colorado Int'l Activism Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best in Show Award - Colorado Int'l Activism Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best Direction - Colorado Int'l Activism Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best Cinematography- Colorado Int'l Activism Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best Acting Ensemble - Colorado Int'l Activism Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best Actress - Colorado Int'l Activism Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best Actor - Colorado Int'l Activism Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best Actress - International (Jasmine Runnels) - IBDFF - Toronto, CANADA

Nom: Best Supporting Actress - Int'l (Tabitha Mitchell) - IBDFF - Toronto, CANADA

Nom: Best International Film by a Female Filmmaker - IBDFF - Toronto, CANADA

Nom: Best in Film - Charlotte Black Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best Actress (Jasmine Runnels) - Black Film Festival of New Orleans - USA

Nom: Best Picture - Oregon Short Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best Ensemble Acting in a Short Film - Acting Awards Festival - USA

Nom: Best U.S. Narrative Short - San Antonio Black Int'l Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best Writer, La’Chris Jordan - Queen Palm Int'l Film Festival - USA

Nom: Best Writing, La’Chris Jordan - Top Indie Film Awards - JAPAN

Nom: Best Cinematography, Brian Isom - Top Indie Film Awards - JAPAN

Nom: Best Editing, Tia Lewis - Top Indie Film Awards - JAPAN

Finalist: Best Indie Short - Prague Int'l Film Festival - Prague, THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Finalist: Best First Time Filmmaker - Best Director Awards - USA

Finalist: Best First Time Filmmaker - New York Movie Awards - USA

Finalist: Best Social Justice Film - New York International Film Awards - USA

Semifinalist: Best Narrative Short Film - Madrid Film Awards - SPAIN

Semifinalist: Best Director - Madrid Film Awards - SPAIN

Semifinalist: Best Cinematography (Brian Isom) - NY Cinematography Awards - USA

Semifinalist: Best Film on Social Justice - Cyrus Int'l Film Fest - Toronto, CANADA

Honorable Mention: Best Drama Short - Assurdo Film Festival - ITALY

Honorable Mention: Best Drama Short - Independent Shorts Award - USA

Honorable Mention: Best Drama - Reale Film Festival - ITALY

Official Selections

2021
 

Hollywood Verge Film Awards, Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 2021

Global Independent Film Awards, November 18, 2021

Cinematic Arts Redemptive Entertainment Awards (CARE), Parksburg, WV, November 13, 2021

Chicago International Social Change Film Festival ("ChangeFest"), Chicago, IL, September 24-November 7, 2021

Global Voices UN Women USA SF Film Festival, San Francisco, September 13-18, 2021

She Films Film Festival, Staten Island, NY, November 6, 2021

World of Film International  Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland, October 7-10, 2021

Black Film Festival of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, September 16-19, 2021

Global Voices UN Women USA SF Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, September 13-18, 2021

Up Next Film Festival, Atlanta, GA, September 10-12, 2021

Hip Hop Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY, August 5-September 3, 2021

DC Black Film Festival, Washington, D.C., August 19-21, 2021

Colorado International Activism Film Festival, Denver, CO, July 23-August 13, 2021

Indie Shorts Mag Short Film Festival (Virtual), July 13, 2021

International Black & Diversity Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, June 26, 2021

Charlotte Black Film Festival, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 15-20, 2021

Cannes International Cinema Film Festival, Cannes, France, May 27, 2021

Tonkawa Film Festival, Tonkawa, OK, May May 21-22, 2021

FILM @ Downtown Urban Arts Festival, New York, NY, May 19-22, 2021

Nassau Film Festival, Princeton, NJ, May 15-23, 2021

Soul 4 Reel Film Festival, District Heights, MD, May 21, 2021

Paris in Love Film Festival, Paris, France, May 7-17, 2021

Love Wins Film Festival, Roslyn, NY, May 1-7, 2021

The Micheaux Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, April 26-May 2, 2021

Seattle Black Film Festival, Seattle, WA, April 23-25, 2021

Black Film Festival of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, March 24-28, 2021

Karnavati International Film Festival, Gujarat, India, March 27, 2021

Plan A: Women of the World Virtual Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 2021

Media Done Responsibly Virtual Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, March 3-11, 2021

Flickfair.com Film Festival, March 1-31, 2021

Voices Rising Film Festival, March 1-7, 2021

Oregon Short Film Festival, Portland, OR, February 25-28, 2021

Hollywood International Diversity Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, January 23-24, 2021

Hollywood Art & Movie Awards, Los Angeles, CA, January 21-23, 2021

National Short Film Festival, Washington, D.C., December 24, 2020 - January 20, 2021

 

2020

British Urban Film Festival, London, UK, December 2020

Capitol Hill Film Festival, Washington, D.C., December 24, 2020 - January 20, 2021

Golden Jury International Film Festival, Mumbai, India, December 14-16, 2020

Austria International Film Festival, Vienna, Austria, November 27-28, 2020

Orlando Urban Film Festival, November 13-14, 2020

Vyre Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, November 11-14, 2020

Loyola University Feminist Festival, New Orleans, LA, November 10, 2020

Baltimore International Black Film Festival, October 28 - December 7, 2020

African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase, Los Angeles, CA, October 23-December 31, 2020

Twin Cities Black Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN, October 21-24, 2020

Ontario International Film Festival, Ontario, Canada, October 16-25, 2020

Urban Mediamakers Festival, Norcross, GA, October 12-25, 2020

Marina del Rey Film Festival, Marina del Rey, CA, October 9-15, 2020

Assurdo Film Festival, Milano, Italy, October 4, 2020

Prague International Monthly Film Festival, Prague, The Czech Republic, October 3, 2020

Global Indie Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland, October 2-December 5, 2020

Hollywood South Urban Film Festival, Atlanta, GA, October 2-10, 2020

Culture & Diversity Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, October 2-4, 2020

Raleigh Film & Art Festival, Raleigh, NC, October 2-4, 2020

Social Justice Film Festival, Seattle, WA, October 1-11, 2020

San Antonio Black International Film Festival, San Antonio, TX, October 1-4, 2020

Roxbury International Film Festival, Boston, MA, September 30-October 4, 2020

Birmingham-Southern College - Hilltop Film Festival of Diversity and Inclusion, Birmingham, AL, September 25-27, 2020

Morehouse College of Human Rights Festival, Atlanta, GA, Sep 24-26, 2020

Hollywood Women’s Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, September 19-20, 2020

Queen Palm International Film Festival, Palm Springs, CA, September 18-20, 2020

Urban Film Festival, Miami, FL, September 4-6, 2020

Cyrus International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, September 1, 2020

Reale Film Festival, Milano, Italy, August 30, 2020

Columbus Black International Film Festival, Columbus, OH, August 28-29, 2020

WILDSound Festival, Virtual City Cinema, Toronto, Canada, August 11, 2020

Montreal Independent Film Festival, Montreal, Canada, August 2020

Los Angeles FEEDBACK Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, July 2020

Shreveport Urban Film Festival, Shreveport, LA, July 31-August 1, 2020

Accra Indie Filmfest, Accra, Ghana, July 20-26, 2020

JustUs Film Festival (Online), July 5, 2020

San Francisco Black Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, July-August 2020

Indie Short Fest, Los Angeles, CA, Festival Dates TBA

Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 13-23, 2020 

Miami Independent Film Festival, January 2020, Monthly Edition