synopsis

Shaq, a young man grappling with depression, returns to his New Jersey hometown, where his exploration of grief and brotherhood transforms into the imagining of an inner life. Awards: Silver Hugo for Best Narrative Short, Chicago International Film Festival 2020

cast

Shaq Bynes, Karon Tracey, Jihad Marshall, Duane Dent, Chidi Nwala Gabriel

directed by

Jamil McGinnis, Pat Heywood

director's bio

Jamil McGinnis and Pat Heywood work under the moniker Seneca Village Pictures. Their work has screened at the Locarno Festival, BFI London, Telluride, AFI FEST, Film at Lincoln Center, Walker Art Center, and Newark Museum of Art. They currently reside in Brooklyn, New York.

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screenwriter

Pat Heywood, Jamil McGinnis

producer

Gabija Blake, Claire McGirr, Myriam Schroeter, Pat Heywood, Jamil McGinnis

runtime

23 minutes

country

US

category

Short Narrative

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