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Brown, Black + Indigo: Into the Future

Indigo Arts Alliance in partnership with SPACE
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Futuristic social commentary-infused fantasy shorts program.

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Catch early works from Afrofuturists including HBO's Random Acts of Flyness Creator creator Terence Nance, award-winning filmmaker and founding member of The New Negress Film Society––Nuotama Frances Bodomo, and the director of the first Kenyan feature film to screen at Cannes––Wanuri Kahiu in this social commentary-infused fantasy shorts program.

Where the Water Runs

Dir. DuBois Ashong | 24 min | 2018 | US

A disingenuous water distribution operative and truck driver working for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power during the worst drought in LA history. On the brink of a promotion, Nasir learns of a plot spearheaded by his sister to take revolutionary action against the possible privatization of the city’s dwindling water resources.

The Right Choice

Dir. Tomisin Adepeju | 10 min | 2018 | UK

The Right Choice follows a husband and wife who, with the help of an adviser, must answer three seemingly harmless questions to create their perfect designer baby.

Pumzi

Dir. Wanuri Kahiu | 23 min | 2009 | Kenya

Pumzi (Air) is set in the East African region, 35 years after World War III, in a world with no water and toxic soil.

Afronauts

Nuotama (Frances) Bodomo | 14 min | 2014 | Zambia

Zambians try to make it to the moon in the 1960s.

Prototype

Chris Ortega | 19 min | 2018 | US

Afrofuturist Sci-Fi: A programmer conducts a painful empathy test on lifelike androids in an attempt to win her mother's approval.

They Charge for the Sun

Dir. Terrence Nance | 16 min | 2016 | US

In a dystopian future where people live nocturnally to avoid the harmful rays of the sun, a young black girl unravels the lie that has kept her and her sister in the dark.

Screening followed by discussion led by writer and multimedia artist Asata Radcliffe

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