A year after her boyfriend dies from gun violence, a young woman prepares to graduate high school as she navigates an uncertain future alongside a community that is searching for ways to heal.
Premiere: Tribeca Festival ‘23
After basketball practice one night, Genevieve reveals a dark secret to her teammates about their coach. Wielding her strategy and grit off the court, Genevieve works together with her teammates to find a way to retaliate. Starring Eva Noblezada, Champ was made with the support of the Tribeca Film Institute Through Her Lens award.
Premiere: Sundance ‘22
East of the River
Teonna is unexpectedly suspended from school and is faced with a day on the streets of Washington, DC. Teonna encounters Malik, who is also out of school, and Sara, who left school because she saw more economic opportunity on the streets. The three set out for an adventure that takes them east of the Anacostia river.
Premiere: Slamdance ‘19
Starring Sofia Wylie and produced by the Duplass Brothers. The scripted single-camera show centers on 15-year-old Mia , who yearns to dance professionally but is hindered by daily obligations to her family. Mia begins to express her true self through dance with the support of her extroverted best friend, Fredgy, and a new mentor, Ritz, who introduces her to the world of street dance.
Nominated: Emmy for Oustanding Young Adult Program
A short film made in collaboration with Lexus & Elle Magazine. When Nadia sees that her daughter, Momi, has drawn a scene on her tablet, she decides to do something that only she can—bring her daughter’s imagination to life. It’s here that they discover something magical together.
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