Short Films Program

  • 63 mins

In this program

Elders (Australia)

Directed by Tony Briggs

Two Elders feel that their grandson is old enough to start learning vitally important lessons that will equip him with the necessary tools to maintain the future survival of his culture.

Made In His Image (USA)

Directed by Anah Ambuchi

A true story of a young black girl who experiences bullying from her classmates. Hurt and confused, she later finds strength from her mother’s story.

Joy (USA, Nigeria)

Directed by Solomon Onita Jr

A Nigerian woman living in America, struggles to convince her traditionalist husband not to circumcise their ten-year-old daughter.

Childhood Destroyed (Chad)

Directed by Zara M. Yacoub

Eleven year old Mariam works as a domestic to provide for her guardian, her unemployed Uncle Djimet, and his family.

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