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The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History
150 South Rd, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film – Lunch and a Movie Series (Short Films)
*RSVP 24 hours in advance and we’ll have free lunch waiting for you!
Dir.: Shailene Garnett | Canada | Short Narr | 2016| 14 min
After another stint in rehab, a young absentee mother is finally determined to put her life together. She is faced with the challenges of mending the fragile pieces of her damaged relationships with her sisters to get her son back.
Dir.: Christine Turner | 2017 | USA | Short Narr | 9 min
Family bonds are tested when a young man is left to care for his grandmother one morning.
THE FIRST STONE
Dir.: Kai Towns� | 2016 |USA |Short Narr |15 min
Reigh is released from prison to find her family is torn apart at the seams and it’s up to her to put it back together.
Dir.: Xavier Burgin | 2016 | USA | Short Narr | 8 min
Renee Johnson, a mother living in South Central LA, must make a difficult decision when she’s late for her job interview.
Dir.: Tamika Miller | 2017 | USA | Short Narr |17 min
Twelve grand jurors deliberate whether to indict, or not indict, a police officer who killed a man during an arrest.