WHFF Virtual: Family Voices

The Woods Hole Film Festival presents a program of short films in celebration of the 2021 Black History Month theme: The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. Featuring six short films by up and coming filmmakers, Family Voices provides snapshots of family life in America through the eyes of Black parents and children. There will be a live Q&A with the filmmakers on Saturday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m. EST. (The free ticket to access the event will be offered when you add a ticket to the screening to your cart.)

  • Various
  • 93 minutes
  • Films in the program:

    My Hero
    Dramatic short by Logan Jackson • USA • 2020 • 13 mins.
    As last-minute plans for a babysitter fall apart, eight-year-old Brandon is left alone to oversee his younger brother Mason.

    Cotton Candy
    Dramatic short by Fredgy Noël • USA • 2020 • 12 mins.
    Age-old conflicts arise between two young entrepreneurs when they claim the same cotton candy route.

    The Voicemail
    Dramatic short by Kyle Solomon • USA • 2020 • 15 mins.
    A missed call. A tired heart. Another earth-shattering day of being Black in America. “THE VOICEMAIL” explores the everyday traumas experienced by Black people in America, told from the perspective of a son who takes heed of his mother’s warning.

    Grab My Hand: A Letter To My Dad
    Animated short by Camrus Johnson & Pedro Piccinini • UK • 2019 • 6 mins.
    Camrus Johnson's gift to his grieving father and a message to all to cherish every second you have with loved ones while you still can.

    The Beez and The Chickadeez
    Comedy short by Chris MIlton • USA • 2019 • 19 mins.
    A young couple in high school decide to lose their virginity, but it doesn't go according to plan.

    Sundays At The Triple Nickel
    Documentary short by Jess Colquhoun • USA • 2020 • 13 mins.
    On Edgecombe Avenue in Sugar Hill, Harlem, Marjorie Eliot is making sure her apartment building’s iconic jazz legacy lives on. Marjorie and her son have been hosting jazz concerts in her apartment every Sunday for the past 26 years, a pursuit of overcoming grief through music.

    The Heart Still Hums
    Documentary short by Savanah Leaf & Taylor Russell • USA • 2020 • 29 mins.
    Five women fight for their children through the cycle of homelessness, drug addictions and neglect from their own parents. Unique, yet undoubtedly familiar to many; a story on fear, sacrifice and the unconditional love between a mother and her children.
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The Woods Hole Film Festival is presented by the Woods Hole Film Festival, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established to: organize the annual Festival; form relationships and strategic alliances with other film festivals and organizations to showcase independent film; emphasize the work of emerging and New England filmmakers; showcase the work of independent filmmakers who have a relationship to Cape Cod or whose films are relevant to or enhance the quality of life on Cape Cod and to develop and foster a creative independent film community within the Festival and on Cape Cod. The Festival also works with individuals, businesses and institutions to develop and present programs and events that further its goals.

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