Emerging Storytellers Showcase


EVENT TYPE: Cinema / Creator Talks

RUN TIME: 90 Minutes

A collection of short films representing the artistic culmination of programs leading the charge in providing access, guidance and resources to emerging filmmakers: mitú x Walmart Filmmaker Mentorship Program, Ghetto Film School, and the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films Program.

Following the screening will be an in-depth Q&A with the filmmakers about their experiences crafting their work, and the representatives from the programs detailing the value and impact of mentorship in visual storytelling.

mitú x Walmart Filmmaker Mentorship Program
AGUAMADRE (Director, Sofia Ayerdi)
EL COLIBRI (Director, Manuel Villarreal)
NANA CARMEN (Director, Kaila Gutierrez)
PICK ONE (Director, Matthew Serrano)

Ghetto Film School
ANACAONA (Director, Kayla Mora)
EL RíO ENTRE NOSOTROS (Director, Sophia Lafaurie-Muñoz)

Coca-Cola Refreshing Films Program
AUDITORIUM 4 (Writer/Director, Denzel Noylander; Producer, Naomi Baker)
HOW’S THE VIEW (Writer/Director, Lou Duchin; Producer, Maria Palmeri)
SIGNS OF FRIENDSHIP (Writer/Director, Charlotte Bigotto; Producer, John Schell)
SUPER CONNECTIONS (Co-Writer/Director, Destinee Neville; Co-Writer/Producer, Adam Sheets)