The wonderful Nitehawk Cinema‘s 6th annual shorts festival will take place November 7-12th. From their press release:
The NSF continues its mission to represent diverse backgrounds, voices, and perspectives with our selection of exceptional short-form films. The official slate includes 60 films by films by 70 filmmakers and, committed to equal representation, the Nitehawk Shorts Festival has gender parity for 2018.
A sampling of the films this year include Tourmaline and Sasha Wortzel’s Happy Birthday, Marsha! that commemorates Black transgender activist and performer Marsha P Johnson while also marking the first time trans women of color are on both sides of the camera, the New York premiere of Roadside Attraction by Illy Short Film Award winners Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan about people in South Florida who flock to Palm Beach International Airport, and the New York premiere of Matthew Frost’s Boomerang, starring Mackenzie Davis, about a young women who attempts to quit social media.
Read more about the festival here.