Saturday, July 25, 2015

2015 Films: Charlotte

Charlotte by Angel Kristi Williams 
Los Angeles (MKE Premiere)
Running Time: 11 minutes
Screening Time: Saturday, Sept 12th 4pm

Drama/ LGBT

Alex, excited to have befriended the popular girl at school, will do anything to stay in her good graces. When her new friend wants to play house, Alex innocently plays along and develops feelings she doesn't understand.




Director's Bio:

Originally from Baltimore Maryland, Angel received her BA in Visual Art (Photography & Film) from University of Maryland, Baltimore County. After graduation she worked in television for Discovery Communications before being awarded the Lumiere Scholarship to attend Columbia College Chicago as an MFA candidate in Cinema Directing. Her short film The Christmas Tree has screened at numerous festivals both domestically and internationally and garnered the attention of Participant Media, a production company committed to social responsibility through film. Her most recent project Charlotte, won the Jury Award for Best Short Film - Pink Peach category at its Atlanta Film Festival premiere. Williams is a former Film Independent Project Involve Directing Fellow, winner of the Sony Pictures Diversity Fellowship and recently named one of ten Black directors to watch by Paste Magazine.

Atlanta Film Festival Atlanta, GA
March 28, 2015
North American Premiere
Jury Prize, Best Short Film (Pink Peach)

Sarasota Film Festival Sarasota, Florida
April 11, 2015
Florida Premiere
Short Narrative Competition Jury Prize

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