cinéSPEAK presents “On Love and Joy: Local Film Shorts”
cinéSPEAK is proud to present On Love and Joy: Local Film Shorts, a free short film program featuring five works from innovative, indie Philadelphia filmmakers that explores love and joy with two screenings at Cherry Street Pier on Friday, September 24 with an encore on Thursday, September 30.
This program is sponsored by the City of Philadelphia Office of Arts Culture and the Creative Economy.
The shorts will run approximately 45 minutes long and will be shown twice. Between screenings, movie-goers can enjoy a 20-minute Q&A. All ages welcome.
This Is For Us
Dir. Angel Edwards / 6 min
This Is For Us is a multidisciplinary visual that centers Black Queer Femme radical joy and intimacy in our relationship. We always cultivated magic between us and know healing through tea, glitter, whiskey and a good belly laugh. We thrive despite any attempts to kill us.
Dir. Darien Woodard / 7 min
Dove is a love story that follows Chloe and Jordan, as Jordan wrestles with the decision to finally ask Chloe to be her girlfriend.
Everything You Owe
Dir. Tommy Butler / 10 min
After a recent break-up, a couple meets on neutral territory to exchange their *ish.
Dir. Stephanie Malson / 11 min
Two ex-lovers at a crossroads in their lives are confronted with sudden memories of each other. Some memories are too hard to ignore.
An Ode To CBUS, Ohio
Dir. Ingrid Raphaėl / 4 min
Set against the backdrop of Columbus, Ohio, a transplant who made it its own, navigates through the city’s infrastructure and finds community.
Delaware River Trail Construction: Construction for the exciting Delaware River Trail is happening along Columbus Boulevard. The project is making headway and will result in a stunning multi-use trail that will increase accessibility to the Waterfront. The trail is scheduled for completion in Fall 2021.