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A Haunting Season Kickoff!
October 29 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM PDT
We’re back! Join us for our annual Halloween-inspired reading! We’ll hear the first 15 pages from Jana Smith and Karan Kendrick. Jonterri Gadson (A Black Lady Sketch, Everybody Still Hates Chris) and Pilar Alessandra (On the Page will offer feedback. Wear your costumes (best one wins a prize)!
Don’t Forget Dorothy by Jana Smith (sci-fi drama feature)
A veteran actress and her daughter are both dealing with an identity crisis, body dysmorphia, and the pressure to meet society’s expectations of them when they are offered an opportunity to participate in a neurological experiment that would erase every racist, sexist, and hurtful memory that formed their insecurities; giving them the chance to restart their lives as free Black women.
Featuring Shirley Jordan, Tehana Weeks, Conni Marie Brazelton, Bonnie-Rae Sunshine, Trip Langley, Caro Guzmán, Ashley J. Hobbs, Tamara McMillian, Janessa St. Pierre, and Inger Tudor
Fare by Karan Kendrick (suspenseful short film)
A 50-something black woman, tired of losing, creates a deadly game that only she can win.
Featuring Tamika Simpkins, Shirley Jordan, Bonnie-Rae Sunshine, Chinai Routté, Gita Reddy, Kenajuan Bentley, Rod McLachlan, Leonard A. Thomas, and Toccarra Cash