Fists Up – Shorts 2022

Sunday, April 3, 5:15 PM

Ten & Two Director: Travis Wood, Narrative, USA, 6 min
A driving lesson between a Black mother and son quickly turns into a survival lesson on police encounters.

Cosmonauts Director: Данила Гулин, Documentary, Russian Federation, 13 min
The main characters of our film are law enforcement officers who have received an order to disperse a peaceful rally.

The Seine’s Tears Directors: Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer, Alice Letailleur,,Animation, France, 9 min
Algerian workers get down to the streets to manifest against the mandatory curfew imposed by the Police.

Eighteen Forward Directors: Brad Walker, Zai, Documentary, USA, 13 min
In the wake of national protests surrounding the murder of George Floyd in the summer of 2020, a community of artists and activists in Wilmington, NC submitted a proposal to city council seeking approval for a “Black Lives Matter” art installation on city property.

We Had Each Other Director: Kelly Gallagher, Experimental, Ireland, USA, 15 min
Sisterhood and solidarity nourished the thirty-two Irish Republican women POWs at Armagh Gaol (Jail) in 1980, as they embarked on a transgressive, challenging, and oft-overlooked No-Wash protest against British Colonialism.

The Race Against Race Directors: Nattalyee Randall, Jessica Cornelio, Documentary, USA, 19 min
What started out as a passion project about Nattalyee’s weight loss journey has now unfolded into a social justice movement. Watch as she leads a 50 Mile Protest Run For Justice in NYC to lift up 50 black and brown lives that have been lost to police brutality.

Freedom Day Director: Rianne Pyle, Documentary, USA, 12 min
The story of the three founders of The Freedom Day Foundation, a small grassroots organization that fights for racial and social equality.