synopsis

A young Black freestyle rapper in Philadelphia must confront his sexuality when he finally gets the chance to perform on the big stage. Award: Outstanding Director, USC 2020 First Look Faculty Award

cast

Nigel Cox, O'Shay Neal, Kerrice Brooks, Juan Gil, Nelcie Souffrant, Alexander Robinson, Michael Devon

directed by

Letia Solomon

director's bio

Letia Solomon is an award-winning filmmaker from Los Angeles. Her thesis film "The Cypher" premiered at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival and received the award for Outstanding Director of USC's 2020 First Look Faculty Awards. She is a champion for underrepresented voices and hopes to inspire the next generation of artists.

trailer

screenwriter

Wes Akwuobi

producer

Anne Brashier, c. Craig Patterson

runtime

15 minutes

country

US

category

Short Narrative

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