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16 Seeds

'16 Seeds' examines the role that people of color play in the struggle for food justice, from a community organizer's journey of increasing the visibility of black farmers to the groundwork of an elder seeking to preserve family traditions.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2012
Runtime:19
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Melinda James
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20 MXN

Every bit as audacious as it is genuinely vulnerable, documentarian Corey Fells’ latest short film apposes men of color living in Milwaukee whose stories of emotional and mental wellness defy stigma.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:20
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Corey Fells
Producer:Corey Fells
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90 Days

After ninety days of dating, Jessica (Teyonah Parris) tells her would-be fiancé that she is HIV positive, which forces the couple to confront the realities surrounding living and loving with HIV.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2016
Runtime:20
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Website:https://www.90daysthefilm.com/
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Nathan Hale Williams
Jennia Fredrique Aponte
Producer:Sol Aponte
Nathan Hale Williams
Jussie Smollett
Richard E. Pelzer II
Screenwriter:Nathan Hale Williams
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A Normal Girl

1.5% of people are born with anatomy that doesn't fit typical definitions of female or male. It is common practice for doctors to perform genital surgeries on intersex infants--often with disastrous results. A Normal Girl brings the widely unknown struggles of intersex people to light, through the story of intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:14
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Aubree Bernier-Clarke
Producer:Shawna Lipton
Pidgeon Pagonis
Screenwriter:Shawna Lipton
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Abortion Helpline, This Is Lisa

At the Philadelphia abortion helpline, counselors field nonstop calls from women and teens seeking to end a pregnancy but can’t afford to, illustrating how economic stigma and cruel laws determine who has access to abortion in America.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:13
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Mike Attie
Janet Goldwater
Barbara Attie
Producer:Mike Attie
Barbara Attie
Janet Goldwater
Cinematographer:Mike Attie
Editor:Valerie Keller
Sharon Mulally
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Ballet After Dark

The story of a young woman who found the strength to survive after an attack. She created an organization that helps survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence find healing after trauma through dance therapy.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:13
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:B. Monét
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Black Boy Joy

An introspective slice-of-life story about two generations of black men, living within the same household, juggling the demands of raising a young son with autism.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:17
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Website:https://blackboyjoyfilm.com/
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Martina Mossell Lee
Producer:Nasir Kenneth Ferebee
Jhanvi Motla
Screenwriter:Michelle Sam
Cinematographer:Morgan Cooper
Editor:Brandon Porter
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black enuf*

Examining questions of race, difference, and self-acceptance through a personal journey, director Carrie Hawks interweaves stories from their great grandmother’s autobiography, interviews of family and friends, and hand-drawn memories in this animated documentary.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2017
Runtime:22
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Carrie Hawks
Producer:Carrie Hawks
Screenwriter:Carrie Hawks
Cinematographer:Kyle Kelley
Editor:Veronique Doumbe
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Blind Spot

A brief glimpse through the life of Granny Lue, a woman of faith, fearlessness, and fierce energy who never allowed her disability to dictate her ability to live.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2020
Runtime:14
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Marquise Mays
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Bodega

When a caucasian family moves into Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, an elder in the family says something inappropriate, causing the local community to take extreme measures to get an apology.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2017
Runtime:19
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Donna Augustin
Talibah L. Newman
Screenwriter:Donna Augustin
Talibah L. Newman
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Evelyn X Evelyn

After the loss of their child, an African American couple descends into despair. Sometimes grief can be overwhelming for just us to tackle alone.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2018
Runtime:13
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Eric Pumphrey
Producer:Angelo Pullen
Tommy Savas
Luke Baybak
Jenna Johnson
Judy Craig
Screenwriter:Eric Pumphrey
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SHORTS: Everyday Struggles

Every day brings new challenges for those of us coping with wellness issues such as physical and mental disabilities, addiction, food insecurity, and homelessness. The subjects in this group of short films do what’s necessary to get by.
Film Info
Program Category:Family Health and Well-Being
Institutional Health and Well-Being
Community Health and Well-Being
Shorts
Runtime:100
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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Haven

Lynda and Max are patients at Vancouver's Crosstown Clinic, a radical treatment program that provides injection drug users with free medical-grade heroin.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2017
Runtime:18
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:Canada
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Colin Askey
Producer:Robinder Uppal
Marc Francoeur
Screenwriter:Colin Askey
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HBCU Storytellers: Confederate Monuments- Heritage or Hatred?

This student-made documentary highlights the controversies surrounding the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue that gained national attention after the Unite the Right Rally in 2017 that led to the tragic death of Heather Heyer.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2020
Runtime:22
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Brian Favors
Chad Gobar
James Hadgis
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Los Angeles 1991

It is 1991 and the streets of L.A. have become a hotbed of racial tension and hate about to burst.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2015
Runtime:10
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Spain
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Miguel de Olaso
MacGregor
Bruno Zacarías
Producer:Miguel de Olaso
MacGregor
Tim Hyten
Bruno Zacarías
Screenwriter:MacGregor
Tim Hyten
Bruno Zacarías
Cinematographer:Matt Garrett
MacGregor
Editor:MacGregor
Bruno Zacarías
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Me Time

After a stressful work day, Deborah settles in for some intimate “me time" at home, until three other aspects of her psyche appear, dredge up deep-seated inhibitions, and threaten to derail her plan.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:11
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:USA
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Iyabo Boyd
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SHORTS: Mind, Body, and Soul

Underscoring the interconnectivity between self-identity and one’s emotional wellbeing, this collection of short films explores diverse themes of self-love, self-loathing, and self-hood.
Film Info
Program Category:Family Health and Well-Being
Institutional Health and Well-Being
Community Health and Well-Being
Shorts
Runtime:70
Event Type:Streaming
Film Sponsor:United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County with Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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Moths & Butterflies

After a chance encounter with a bubbly old friend, socially awkward Lenny decides to live a little. The only problem is himself.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2018
Runtime:17
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Alfonso Johnson
Screenwriter:Alfonso Johnson
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New Neighbors

How far will a mother go to protect her children?
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2017
Runtime:9
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Cast/Crew Info
Director:E.G. Bailey
Producer:E.G. Bailey
Sha Cage
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Origin

Kora solicits self-help conversion therapy tapes as a way to repress her feelings for her lifelong best friend and business partner Gina. However, that attempt proves trivial when the truth of her sexuality is the undeniable journey to bear.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:19
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Simone Lyles
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