2019 // Short Film // 8min0s
WINNER - BEST LGBTQ SHORT FILM - OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL
Carey, a 14 year old African American boy nervously prepares for his first dance as his parents reminisce about their own. When Carey's mother (Tasha Smith, EMPIRE) tasks Carey's father (Malik Whitfield, THE TEMPTATIONS) with getting a picture of Carey and his date (Owen D Stone, COBRA KAI), a moment of tension arrises as Carey become elusive and tries to thwart his father's objective. When his father finally sees Carey's date, he has to process everything quickly, and still act in time to get the picture he promised to Carey's mother.
Written & Directed by Morgan Jon Fox
Starring Tasha Smith, Charles Malik Whitfield, London Curtis, and Owen D Stone.
Executive Producer Adam Hohenberg Producers Katori Hall, Craig Brewer & Erin freeman
Director of Photography Ashley Connor - Original score Emil Friis - Prod Designer Darian Corley - Costume Designer - Augusta Campbell - Gaffer Jordan Danelz - Key GripPatrick Durkin - Makeup & Hair Stephanie Brown - UPM May Todd - 1st AD Billie Worley
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