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Synopsis

A teenage girl from the US visits her family in Jamaica and uncovers a secret that changes the way she sees the people she loves.

Cross My Heart screens on Saturday, September 29 at 5:45pm preceding the feature film Being Blacker.

DIRECTOR: Sontenish Myers
COUNTRY: USA, Jamaica
LANGUAGE: English
DURATION: 14 minutes
YEAR: 2017
TYPE: Short Films

About the Director

Sontenish Myers is a Caribbean-American writer-director based in Harlem, NY and a thesis student at NYU’s Grad Film program. Sontenish has written and directed 4 short films to date. In her work, racial identity, womanhood, power dynamics, and the heroic journey are often explored. She is particularly interested in doing so across genres, from dramas, science fiction/fantasy, to dark comedies.

Sontenish was named a 2017 “30 Under 30 Caribbean American Emerging Leader” by the Institute of Caribbean Studies, as well as selected by NYU as a 2017 Martin Scorsese Scholarship recipient.

VENUE:

O Cinema Wynwood

90 NW 29th St, Miami, FL 33127

DATE: Saturday, September 29, 2018
TIME: 5:45 pm