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Sunday, August 27 • 10:15am - 11:47am
Black Lens Documentary Shorts

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The Push
Directed by Daniel Stine
23 minutes • USA
The Push provides an inside look at one of the many stories unfolding in thousands of schools across America.

Savi the Cat 
Directed by Bryan Tucker, Netsie Tjirongo
18 minutes • USA
When a devoted Kenyan husband surprises his new Black-American wife with an adorable kitten, neither are prepared for the destruction it wields upon their home, their life, and ultimately, their marriage.

House of Tulip
Directed by Cydney Tucker
25 minutes • USA
House of Tulip follows two Black trans activists as they run for office and work to build Louisiana’s first housing refuge that provides residency for trans and gender non-conforming residents. We’ll follow the founders as they fight to use their organization to protect and build community in a state with one of the highest gun-related murder rates in the country. Their journeys will highlight the dangerous yet beautiful reality of what it means to be Black trans women in the deep South.

Garden Ministry
Directed by Kerri Pang 
10 minutes • USA
A joyful portrait of Reverend Dallas Conyers–how she survived environmental racism, became a climate organizer out of necessity, and her passion for healing the climate crisis through community organizing and her front yard garden.

Directed by Zaire Love
17 minutes • USA
SLICE explores how Rico and his homeboys in Memphis, TN find joy by submerging themselves in an original swimming art form of athleticism and creativity called slicing.

Sunday August 27, 2023 10:15am - 11:47am CDT
ASFA Dorothy Jemison Day Theater