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Our Right to Gaze


 In this collection of six shorts, filmmakers gaze at themselves and their world, attempting to make sense of what they see reflected back. From gripping drama to heart-warming comedy, Our Right to Gaze: Black Film Identities  features timely stories from Black artists that take us outside of the ordinary.


Featured shorts (in order): 


  • Love in Submission by Antu Yacob & Lande Yoosu - Worlds collide when two different Muslim women meet each other for the first time through a mutual third party.

  • A Hollywood Party by Toryn Seabrook - An aspiring TV host encounters her lifelong idol at a Hollywood party but is mortified after the superstar accidentally spits on her lip mid-conversation.

  • Nowhere by Lin Que Ayoung - A middle-aged Latina flees her controlling husband for a night of unadulterated freedom.
  • The Black Banshee by Kyla Sylvers - Convinced by her friends and boyfriend to enjoy a night out after losing her job, Yvie begins to question her own mind when the visions she's been having start to have dangerous consequences.

  • Auntie Zariyah by Zora Bikangaga - Zach crashes with an auntie he's never met before and soon finds out that Auntie Zariyah is a 12-year-old influencer.

  • The Pandemic Chronicles by Ya’Ke Smith - A three-part anthology series about love, loss, and grief during quarantine.


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Movie Trailer 

Available to stream starting May 7 - more information coming soon!



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