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BLOCK K - DRAMATIC ACTION

SUNY Cortland - Old Main, Brown Auditorium

Sunday, April 28th at 3:00pm

RATED R

HAIR TRIGGER

Directed by Taylor Schafer

Runtime - 8:15

Synopsis:

School shooting survivor Sadie, her mother Terry, and Sadie's best friend Elyse struggle to reconcile the night before the rest of Sadie's classmates return to school without her.

JE SUIS (I AM)

Directed by Faith Strongheart

Runtime - 9:28

Synopsis:

Disappointing everyone around her with her inability to meet mounting expectations, a working mother struggles to find balance.

NIGHT CALL

Directed by Amanda Renee Knox

Runtime - 17:39

Synopsis:

When on a routine patrol, a Black female cop living in and patrolling Inglewood gets called to a disturbance she is forced to make an unprecedented life altering decision.

PIKE COUNTY

Directed by Cody Joel

Runtime - 13:34

Synopsis:

A young father tries to protect his daughter from the pitfalls of Eastern Kentucky, the epicenter of America's opiate crisis and crippled coal industry.

YOURS ARE MINE

Directed by Brooke Trantor

Runtime - 8:27

Synopsis:

Evin takes on a new high school student to tutor, Ally, and they quickly develop a close, sisterly relationship. After accidentally discovering Ally’s struggle with bulimia, Evin is quickly triggered by her own past battles with eating disorders. Evin tries to confront Ally to help her, and must decide to either fight through Ally’s defensive tactics to get the help she needs, or leave her to possibly fight this disease for years to come.