EVENTS & SCREENINGS
Sunday, June 16, 2019
ABFF COMMUNITY DAY
Sponsored by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB)
SUN 6/16 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM | THE BLACK ARCHIVES HISTORIC LYRIC THEATER
The festival, in partnership with the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, presents a day of entertainment curated for family audiences. This program will include a conversation with director and ABFF alum Steven Caple Jr. (Creed II), a
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screening of short films selected from the festival’s Social Impact Showcase and a collection of short films created by Miami based student filmmakers.
SOCIAL IMPACT SHOWCASE:
Amelia’s Closet – When pushed to the edge by the bullies in her class, 11-year-old Amelia retaliates by secretly stealing from her classmates and hiding the items in the back of her closet.
Traing Wheels – An incredibly gifted little girl uses her telepathic powers to bring her wayward father home (by Sanicole).
Worlds From Home – After their RV breaks down in the Mojave Desert, a father and his young son experience a series of challenges while rebuilding their relationship, including an encounter with a mysterious creature (by Delmar Washington).
STUDENT FILM SHOWCASE:
Battle Of Love – A perspective on teenage relationships through the eyes of the students (by Leland Overton Jr. and Ashley Requena).
Intimacy (into-me-see) – A short film that shows the negative impact of social media in young girls lives and the importance of the parents staying actively involved with their children (by Monica Bassainthe and Beatrix Alerte).
The Silence of Being Bullied – This film tells the story of a young Muslim boy immigrant from Syria’s war zone who is dealing with being bullied because of his differences (by Harold Hunter and Martin Eugene).
Crimes & Charges – A film that shows us the true impact that one bad decision can have on the lives of so many (by Alavaro Vargas and Luis Olmedo).