JUNCTIONS URBAN FILM FESTIVAL film
screenings will take place at the host venue, Embassy Suites Hotel @ Centennial Park
, unless otherwise indicated. And all of our screenings are FREE
to the public! Come early and enjoy!
- 12 :30 pm
SJUFF presents its Jr. Cinematographers Program.
Features Careers in the Media panel and films
suitable for young people.
in the Media panel discussion for teens.
short by Gettosake
Roll, 3 minutes
Ellis, the first African American competitive roller skater,
notoriety with a winning 20 year career. Roll looks
back on Walter’s skating career after he returns to the rink
following a long hiatus. A film
Through the Eyes of Immigrants, 22 minutes
Novac, Teen Video, 4 minutes
Orleans teens talk about their lives, social concerns, and
dreams in this series of seven public service announcements.
All Flash No Cash, 22 minutes
A critical look at the credit
card industry [which targets teens], this film investigates the
consequences of embracing the “buy now pay later” philosophy.
by Julie Criniere.
Change the Game, 10 minutes
PSA urging youth to take an
"activist" stance on community and national issues.
by DeVaughn Hughson.
Jeremiah Strong, 22 minutes
searching for a low rent apartment, a drifter discovers that
finding affordable housing isn’t the only difficulty one must
experience in life. A
by Kevin Shaw.
A Song for Jade, 23 minutes
A man reflects on a missed
opportunity he had with a former
film by Shari Lynn
Room 302, 15minutes
Two women’s lives are
changed when they witness a murder.
Laviche’, 30 minutes
takes the problem afflicting Haitians in Haiti and juxtaposes them
with the multitudes of Haitians detained in Florida immigration
by Jean-Rene’ Rinvil.
Savage Roses, 1minute 45 seconds
street wise Latina is torn between her Bronx gang and the woman
loves. A film
by Joshua Nelson.
Vivian, 22 minutes
Erin White, a focused law
school graduate, is abruptly and unavoidably disturbed by free-flowing "Vivian", who
undeniably leaves her mark. A
film by Aimee
Man-Made 15 minutes
After setting a tasty trap for
her unfaithful boyfriend, a young woman takes a very enterprising approach to finding a
new man. A
by Deborah Ward.
Charles: An Interrupted Conversation, 75 mins.
The story of one man’s
struggle to follow his dream and the obstacles he encounters in
his professional and personal
film by Veronique
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Errol Flynt finds out what
love costs when he cheats on the wrong woman. A
film by Lionel
Love thy Neighbor, 26 minutes
A deranged man uses his time
to find love among his female neighbors. A
film by Antonio
Brown : War, 20 minutes
A Vietnam veteran returns home
from the war and has difficulty assimilating back into society. He
believes his only hope is getting married to his son’s mother
and collecting marriage benefits. A
film by Marc Prince.
Destiny’s Eye, 22 minutes
How advertisers and marketers
penetrate the psyche of
young people and why teens are so vulnerable to the
influences of corparate America. A film by Joan Jubela.
Fish, 30 minutes
Aubretta Elaine Young is
perfect on the outside and crumbling on the inside. She makes her
way through life fishing for meaningful
connections but always finds a reason to throw back the catch.
When life becomes so painful that she needs to seek help, she
finds it in the from of Linda Lee, the nocturnal, incredibly
successful heart healer. Finally,Aubretta is forced to look at her
past as a way to change the possibilities of her future. A
film by Craig
and Rosalyn Coleman-Williams.
The Village, 22 minutes
A raw and touching chronicle
of a mental health service agency’s
efforts to help their clients through the life experiences that
most of us take for granted and give them a chance when no one
else will. A film by Michelle Cabalu.
The Angry Heart, 56 minutes
Explores the impact of racism
and heart disease among African Americans through the moving story
of one man, Keith Hartgrove. Compelling interviews with doctors,
researchers, family, church and community members help viewers
examine this controversial issue. A film by Jay Fedigan.
Uncle Ralph, 13 minutes
A look at Video Music Box
visionary Ralph McDaniels. A
film by Mark
Silence, 23 minutes
A deep, emotionally charged
look at family dysfunction seen through the eyes of a 16 year old
girl who is pursued by ancient African spirits. A
film by Mateen O. Kemet.
What happened? 15 minutes
Three people witness a
shooting, but all recant a different version. A
film by Michael
Through The Storm, 22minutes
Explores the lives of three
African American women during the
American Civil War by way of a Black Historical Romance novel and
the filmmakers' life. A
film by Urica L.
An in-depth look at teen
society, Borderline follows Elliot Garcia through his
hardships with girls, parents, school, work, friends and life.
by Osama Alhabeeb.
Bloody Streets, 83 minutes
After his son is killed in a
drive-by shooting, a man embraces the 'way of the gun' as not just
a lifestyle, but as a means of avenging his loss. A
film by Gerald
A wicked tale of a man’s
triumphs over tribulations and his journey to become one of
the top film producers in the world.
The Judgement, 26 minutes.
on the last days of Adolf Hitler. A
film by Gerald
The Quest to Express, 25 minutes. A
by Jeremy Engle.
Conscience and The Constitution, 90 minutes.
In 1944, eighty-five
Japanese-Americans refused to be drafted out
of a Wyoming internment camp. They were willing to fight, but not
until their families were freed.
The Fuzz and The Jive, 41minutes
In groovy 1975, the fuzz has
the scoop on the murder of Evelyn Manchester and there are three
primary suspects. The fuzz is on the the jive and somebody's
gonna take the rap, dig Daddy? A film by Troy
When Does It Stop, 16 minutes
Peers into the murder of a
young man, its impact on his family, and its perpetuation of the
cycle of violence. A film by Derek Koen.
family struggles with racism and stereotypes following the 9/11
attacks. A film by Joshua Bee Alafia.
A Final Wish, 15 minutes
After losing her life in a fit
of jealous rage, Patti returns to life for one final wish. A
film by Ose Oyamendan.
Garvey, Look for Me in the Whirlwind,82 mins.
Historical documentary about
Marcus Garvey. A film by Stanley Nelson.
Pay The Price, 136 minutes
College students cope with
alcoholism, sexism, and racism, while
dealing with the pressure of other tough demands. They learn that
to become members of the college marching band they must pay a
heavy price that includes mental, physical and verbal abuse. A
film by Darryl Lassiter.
Real Dads- Black Men on Fatherhood, 27 minutes
Explores the unique role
fathers play in the lives of their children. Through the eyes of
positive black men, these varied perspectives come together to
create a common theme portraying the vital importance of a
father’s love. A film by Derek Phillips.
Cubamour: A celebration of Afro-Cuban Religion and
Music, 95 minutes
A journey into the hearts of
the protagonists who are in search of love that transcends
culture, economic embargo and class. A
film by Joshua Bee