25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

Greetings film lovers! Please join us for our virtual 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase.

Reel Black Men Film Festival is an event bringing you phenomenal films helmed by exceptional male filmmakers.

BHERC spotlights shorts created by male filmmakers of African-American descent (Black Men). This screening and dialogue is an opportunity for emerging African American male Directors to showcase their skills, talent and vision through film screenings, while giving the audience a chance to view and discuss the artistry, passion and sacrifice involved in the independent film making process.

Your purchase provides an all access pass to view the films on October 1st at 10:00am PDT ending October 8th at 11:59pm.

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Films

6 Train to Parkchester

Based on a true story, 6 Train to Parkchester is a gripping drama about two brothers (Dirk & Jewelz) from the Southeast section of The Bronx.

Duration19m47s
DirectorJ. Swain
WriterJ. Swain
ProducerEddie Liriano
Starring Quashawn White, Derek Simmons, T. Shyvonne Stewart, Nathaly Navarro

A Man

Following the day in the life of a young man who is conflicted, stressed, constantly overwhelmed with his thoughts, and battling anxiety. As his day progresses, his thoughts overflow and lead to a head-on collision with unaddressed trauma throughout his life.

Duration10m00s
DirectorLa`Tia Owens, Davon Cecil
WriterDavon Cecil
ProducerDavon Cecil
Starring Davon Cecil

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

Balance

A struggling NFL free agent’s relationship with his pregnant fiancé is tested when faced with an untimely conversation the morning of their first prenatal visit.

Duration16m19s
DirectorRicardo A. Spence
WriterRicardo A. Spence
ProducerRicardo A. Spence
Starring Taylor Harris Butler, Zarette Rogers

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

Dark Falls

Since 2008, different groups of terrorists and external forces use Dark Falls jungle to attack the country. The government decides to send a man to connect communication lines in Dark Falls to determine who is in the jungle to prevent an attack, but he is faced with mysterious problems.

Duration17m09s
DirectorEleazar Nsabimana
WriterEleazar Nsabimana
ProducerEleazar Nsabimana
Starring Nsabimana Elisee, Nsabimana Elie

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

Five

At the age of 16, Malcolm was convicted of homicide. He converted to Islam, and after 7 years he is released. Now 23 years old, with no diploma, no work history, and no place to go, he returns to his childhood home seeking the forgiveness of his mother

Duration23m38s
DirectorDavid Orantes
WriterDuran Jones
ProducerDuran Jones

FLES

A young man is having a chat with his friend at a restaurant but gets distracted loses focus of the conversation. An experimental short about mindfulness and mental health, FLES (“self “spelled backwards) visualizes the chaotic state of mind and how to use mindfulness to regain focus.

Duration5m33s
DirectorLochi Kalu
WriterLochi Kalu
ProducerMorta Viva Productions
Starring Promise Agbor, Olamide Otunbade

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

Hollow

After the passing of his father, a young man processes the relationship between him and his father.

Duration5m30s
DirectorPierce Thomas
WriterPierce Thomas
ProducerAmal Qureshi
Starring Marcus Humose, Ejijah, Ray O'Neal, Jamia V.M. Wright

How We Came To Be

Bobby is an expert when it comes to video games but, unemployed. His girlfriend breaks up with him to move on to the next phase of her life. After the heartbreak, Bobby reinvents himself.

Duration16m49s
DirectorMarquette Jefferson
WriterMarquette Jefferson
ProducerMarquette Jefferson, Maria Guerrero
Executive ProducerMaria Guerrero

Hustle Money

A track and field sprinter must run his race in hopes of escaping three external forces: his exploitative coach, an intrusive photographer, and a greedy businessman. He runs past historic footage depicting components of his plight and loses concentration when he sees the three antagonistic forces emerge from the shadows.

Duration3m15s

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

Jubilee

On New Year’s Eve, 1999, the prediction of the end of the world creates a power struggle between a ruthless dictator, his right-hand man, and a scribe.

Duration6m07s
DirectorKendall Outing
WriterKendall Outing
ProducerMaci Parker
Starring Janelle Deloatch, Kade Smith, Courtney Powell

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

Tickets

  • 24 Hour Day Pass provides full festival access for 24 hours starting when you play the first film, or until the end of the festival if sooner.
  • 5 Film Access Pass provides access to any 5 films from the festival, during the festival time.
  • Only one type of ticket can be held at a time. Please wait for a 24 Hour Day Pass to expire, or 5 Film Access Pass to be completely used, before purchasing another ticket.