“Black, queer, filled with activists, artists and other producers of culture – that is what makes Bed-Stuy in Brooklyn what it is”, according to Pearson. This is the backdrop to this web series, about a group of young women, in which identity and polyamory are investigated honestly and freely. All Short films at IFFR 2017
The other films shown within Let Love Rule
Reluctantly QueerAkosua Adoma Owusu IFFR 2017 8′
Hushed monologue in black-and-white in which a young Ghanaian immigrant confesses in a warm, openhearted letter to his mother that his love for men was the reason he left for America.
My JosephineBarry Jenkins IFFR 2017 9′
Two Arab immigrants work in a launderette where, just after 9/11, American flags are washed free of charge. While they fold flags meticulously, true love unfolds.
ChlorophylBarry Jenkins IFFR 2017 17′
Young woman wrestles with her identity and failed relationship, reflected in the city of Miami. A cinematographic exploration of change as a natural process, the way chlorophyll makes photosynthesis possible in leaves.
Tall EnoughBarry Jenkins IFFR 2017 7′
An interracial love story, made for Bloomingdale's department store, but there’s not a product in sight. A visual and introspective study of love in Jenkins' typical cinematographic style.
- Chanelle Aponte Pearson
- International premiere
- Rae Leone Allen
- Production Company
- 195 Lewis LLC
- 195 Lewis LLC
- Rae Leone Allen, Terence Nance, Chanelle Aponte Pearson, Yaani Supreme
- Jomo Fray
- Niq Lewis, Jon Proctor
- Production Design
- Soull Ogun, Dynasty Ogun
- Rae Leone Allen, Sirita Wright, Roxie Johnson, D. Ajane Carlton