African American Directed Shorts Run Time: 85 minutes A NIGHT OUT Directed by: Kevin Brooks Synopsis: After a bad breakup, a woman goes out with her friends for a girl's night out but the night doesn't end the way she expects and it may alter the course of her life forever. LAND OF DRY BONES Directed by: Darrell Lake Synopsis: An unassuming single father, Emmanuel, struggles desperately to keep his life from unraveling when it is discovered that he was once a child soldier who committed heinous atrocities. FLAWD Directed by: Jay Snow Synopsis: An LA Comic is forced to come clean about his terminal illness after his condition is severely triggered while hooking up with his girlfriend for the first time. ALONG THE CREEK ROAD Directed by: Russell Reed Synopsis: Along the Creek Road is a thriller that follows the story of Jenkin, a persistent and caring reporter covering the 15th anniversary of the Oaksville Disappearance. While trying to interview the town's residences, she discovers a haunting hidden secret that reveals the truth about everything. MERCURY IN RETROGRADE Directed by: Mignon Alexander Synopsis: Mercury In Retrograde tells the story of a young musician ,Rhoni, aspiring to be LAs biggest rockstar. With the help her cousin Tati (a self-proclaimed filmmaker) and unsuccessful socialite Matt, the trio documents Rhonis journey to becoming legendary.