2020 Films: N
NEVER GIVE UP (Malta, 15:00)
Directed by: Jonathan Schörnig
Written by: Jonathan Scho?rnig
Cast: Ogbonna Mekon Ebenerer, Ashby Chad
In 2014 Mekon had to flee Nigeria after his parents were murdered.
No Thinking in the Shower (United States, 15:10)
Directed by: Christopher Affonco Bradley
Written by: Christopher Affonco Bradley
Cast: Nicola Quinn, Larry Mitchell, Brendan Burke
A determined woman hatches a mysterious scheme to take revenge on a piano-playing gangster.
Normal: The Documentary (United States, 18:55)
Directed by: Tari Wariebi
Written by: Tari Wariebi
Cast: Garren Edwards
Normal is a short documentary, that follows Garren, a 23 year old, black male who has set out to redefine what it means to be “normal” in this society, as we reexamine his neighborhood in South Central LA, where various pre-existing conditions prevent young men from having control over their fate. Ultimately, the goal of this film is to form a collective point of view on how young black men can transform their life by following what they deem to be true to themselves, despite what society and social infrastructure are telling them to be.