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Being

About

During his monthly therapy session, our protagonist, unnamed like many of his kind, recounts and relives a terrifyingly traumatic moment in his life. After many silent sessions, he finally opens up about a moment in his life that has helped shape his worldview: an encounter he had with the police on his way back to his college campus.

This screening is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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Silverspot Cinema

Silverspot Cinema

Director Bio

Cathleen Dean is a director and producer from Miami. She received an Emmy Award in cinematography for her part in the Ed Talavera & Dennis Scholl documentary Landscape Sublime. She has also been awarded Miami Film Festival’s Wolfson Cinemaslam Award for Best Film featuring Archival Footage for “Happy to Be Nappy;” and, The Miami International Fashion Film Festival award of Best Documentary for “Runway Afrique”, among others. “Being” is her latest short film.

Cast & Credits

  • Director(s)
    Cathleen Dean
  • Producer(s)
    Cathleen Dean
  • Screenwriter(s)
    Cathleen Dean, Darius Daughtry
  • Cinematographer(s)
    Serge Dorsainvil
  • Cast
    Genji Jacques, Justin Pack, David Durkee

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