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Okie Expats Shorts
June 9, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Everything seems to work out perfectly for Peggy, but her social graces are put to the test when she is surrounded by admiring and covetous parents at a birthday party for her eight-year-old son. Chaos ensues.Based on their true story, Tyree and Savoi move to Los Angeles with nothing besides the car they live in and each other to lean on as they pursue their dreams of acting and modeling. They make friends with a young aspiring actress that invites them to a swanky pool party where they begin to learn how out of their element they actually are. When the car they’re living out of goes missing, the bond of their friendship and commitment to their dream is tested.UNSPEAKABLE is an episodic drama/thriller that follows a young woman in a desperate situation whose only option to avert authorities is to claim to be a girl who disappeared years ago as a child. But when the missing girl’s family welcomes the impostor home, she’s forced to keep the deception alive or face the consequences. UNSPEAKABLE is a proof of concept for a 1 hour TV drama that premiered at SXSW.A man who works in waste disposal develops a troubling theory after a strange encounter with a homeowner.When two strangers cross paths on a train, they end up spending the day together, dancing through the beautiful city of New York and one step closer to finding love.After finding out his wife has been cheating on him, a distraught and suspicious man sets out to interrogate one of his closest friends on an isolated hunting trip in the woods. While ulterior motives are revealed, conflict arises to the height of gunpoint.Crafted as a character exploration, Edgecombe highlights the exhaustion of overcoming individual circumstances while navigating shared systemic experiences. Through a small window of time and space, the film presents the numerous ways Black folks overcome across generations. By revealing this timeline the film exhumes a long lineage of survival.