On July 5th, 2016, I moved across the country to live and work in New York City for one year. This is a personal documentary of my year, chronicled by voicemails left by my mom.
WINNER - NFFTY 2018 Audience Award - Closing Night: New American Dreams
BIRTH CONTROL YOUR OWN ADVENTURE
Sindha Agha - 24 California
A hybrid documentary about one woman's birth control journey.
WINNER - NFFTY 2018 Jury Award - Best Experimental
COME BACK TO ME
Catherine McCord - 17, Jack Schonfelder - 16 Virginia
This film follows the relationship between a mother and her son, from infancy to adulthood. The mom, a deployed 20-year veteran soldier, questions the balance between serving her country and raising her son.
WINNER - NFFTY 2018 Special Award - Best High School Filmmaker
Abena Taylor-Smith - 22 United Kingdom
Amma spends the day getting braids in an Afro-Caribbean hair salon. It's full of fun, sheen spray, gossip and laughter, but how will she deal with the casual homophobia?
WINNER - NFFTY 2018 Audience Award - Come As You Are