HBFF 2013 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

 

The HBFF 2013 lineup of Official Selections of 73 films includes 6 Features, 45 Shorts, 11

Student Films, 8 Docs and 3 Web Series.  This includes 11 films from the inaugural Film

Diaspora sidebar (3 Features, 2 Docs & 6 Shorts).

 

FEATURES

 

Flower Girl

Writer: Jigi Bello, Director: Michelle Bello

* Film Diaspora ­ Nigeria

 

Frat Brothers

Writer: Marlon Jones ­ Director: Dante Wyatt

 

Hard Time Bus

Writer: Owen Mowatt ­ Director: Dean Charles

 

Malagasy Mankany (Legends of Madagascar) Writer/Director: Haminiaina Ratovarivony

* Film Diaspora ­ Madagascar

 

Ninah’s Dowry

Writer/Director: Victor Viyuoh

* Film Diaspora ­ Cameroon

 

THY Will Be Done

Writer/Director: Albert Johnson

 

SHORTS

 

’00:03:00 THRILLER’

Writer: Teri Woods ­ Director: Dupuy Fatal III

 

Anger Mis Management

Writer/Director: Jorge Sanchez

 

Bored of the Rings

Writer/Director: Rashim Cannad

 

Charity Case

Writer: Jerod Brennen ­ Director: Jenn Shaw

 

Clean Teeth Wednesdays

Writer/Director: Catherine Bruhier

 

Colored My Mind

Writer/Director: Nia Hill

 

Descent of a Superstar

Writer: Alexander McCoy­Smith ­ Director: Omari Matlock

 

Faux Pas

Writer: Aaron Coats ­ Director: Raphael Nash

 

Finding Our Voice

Co-Directors: Daniel Lir & Bayou Bennett

 

Five Dollars

Writer: Chris Cromie ­ Director: Reza Dahya

 

Free.Lunch

Writer/Director: Ricky Horne

 

If I Were A Bell

Writer/Director: Sherese Robinson Lee

 

Lil Tokyo Reporter

Writer/Director: Jeffrey Chin

 

Living & Loving In The Moment

Writer/Director: Jonathan A. Lewis

 

Lou’s Prey

Writer/Director: Juan Davis

 

Lunch with Jeremiah

Writer: Elijah Rock ­ Director: Shelton Mack

 

Midnight Scorpian

Writer/Director: Tony Amara

* Film Diaspora ­ Burkina Faso

 

Nameless

Writer/Director: Jacquin Deleon

 

NHAMO

Writer/Director: Eunice Chiweshe Goldstein

* Film Diaspora ­ South Africa

 

Ogundah

Writer/Director: Willis Ikedum

* FIlm Diaspora ­ Nigeria

 

One Night A Stranger

Writer/Director: Chris Strikes

 

Perfect Day

Writer/Director: Derrick L. Sanders

 

Prima Facie

Writer: David Tinsley/Story Michael Shahin ­ Director: David Tinsley

 

Ritechus Cry

Writer: Jacolby Percy/Co­Writer Byron Morris ­ Director: Jacolby Percy

 

Silhouettes

Writer/Director: Akil DuPont

 

Solace

Writer/Director: Tchaiko Omawale

 

Soul Mates

Writer/Director: Reginald Jackson

 

String of Light

Writer/Director: Asher Emmanuel

 

Sunday’s at Noon

Writer: Lyric Anderson/Co­Writer Tami Roman ­ Director: Karamuu Kush

 

Sunni Man

Writer/Director: Hamish Mortland

* Film Diaspora ­ New Zealand

 

The Bully

Writer/Director: Jamie Burton­Oare

 

The Bully

Writer/Director: Frederick Fields

 

The Coffers

Writer/Director: Eric Wilson

 

The Companion

Writer/Director: Dreka Shevon

 

The Silent Treatment

Writer/Director: Martine Jean

 

The Truth

Writer/Director: Hill Harper

 

The Vacancy

Writer/Director: James Dinkins

 

The Watch

Writer/Director: Roger Franks

 

Touch

Writer/Director: Shola Amoo

* Film Diaspora ­ London

 

Troubled Man

Writer/Director: Aaron Lewis

 

Undefiled

Writer: Raykel Tolson ­ Director: Raykel Tolson/Co Director Jamall Crenshaw

 

Unspoken

Writers: Edith Nwekenta and Ola Laniyan

* Film Diaspora ­ Nigeria

 

Used to BE

Writer: John Calhoun ­ Director: Steve Toles

 

Victim Of Circumstance

Writer: Torrei Hart ­ Director: Zaahir Abdullah

 

Ying and Yang

Writer: Devere Rogers ­ Director: Kevin Darnell Walker

 

STUDENT

 

Beyond the Echo of the Drum

Writer/Director: Lori Webster

 

Death of a Wizard

Writer: Alex Thompson/Co Writer Sasha Whitaker ­ Director: Edward Varine

 

Dust

Writer/Director: ShaneBook

 

Fall Beats

Writer/Director: Misa Spencer

 

Girls Like Us! Part 1

Writer: Anike Bay ­ Director: Chan Smith / Co­Director: James McFarland

 

Hub-­City

Writer/Director: McKinley Johnson

 

Jump

Writer/Director: Anthony Harper

 

Nigga… Nigga… NIGGA!

Writer/Director: Michael Blevins

 

Secrets For Strangers

Writer/Director: Boniquea Matthews

 

Southern Hospitality

Writer: Atoki Lleka ­ Director: Dennis Hodges

 

Tin

Writer/Director: Brandon Lake

 

DOCUMENTARIES

 

Adopted ID

Writer: Andrew Togobo ­ Director: Sonia Godding­Togobo

* Film Diaspora ­ Haiti

 

American Beatboxer

Writer/Director: Manauvskar Kublall

 

A Profile In Courage: Linda L. Smith

Writer/Director: Reginald Brown

 

In Search of the Black Knight

Writer/Director: Tamarat Makonnen

 

Prison Body ­ Freedom Soul: The Saga Of Robert Coney

Writer/Director: Richard Willis Jr

 

Sodiq

Writer/Director: Adeyemi Michael

*Film Diaspora ­ London

 

Step Up

Writer/Director: Noube Rateau

 

Take Us Home

Writer/Director: Aileen LeBlanc/Co­Director Orly Malessa

 

WEB SERIES

 

Finding My Obama

Co-Writer/Co-Director: Jacqueline Mckinley, Antonia March

 

Life Coach Chronicles

Writer/Director: Freda Hobbs

 

Mommy Uncensored: Confessions of a Real Mom

Writer: Adrian Dukes/Charity Jordan/Keilana Franklin/Neil Maxwell/Shannon Byrd/Sonya

Tate­Smith/Zoie Sykes/

Director: Christine Horn/Justin Jordan/David Kote/Nik Mynyon/Sharell Luckett/