Austin Film Festival and the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center are partnering together this month for an installment of That’s My Face. That’s My Face is Carver’s FREE film series spotlighting Black achievements and stories. Each screening is followed by a discussion. This time we are looking toward youth filmmakers and stories aimed at youth/young adults interested in film.
That’s My Face Shorts Programming
writer/director: T.C. Johnstone
A group of young pilots attempt to carry on the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen while struggling to overcome racism and prejudice in today’s world.
The Ocean Duck
writer: Huda Razzak
directors: My Anh Ngo
A woman visits her ailing grandmother in a hospital during a flood, bringing back fond memories of the past – spilling over into fantastical visions in the present – as an ancient tale comes to life.
The Weather is Lovely
writer: Pohan Lee/Chun-Chien Lien
director: Chun-Chien Lien
A cloud maker and a researcher in a weather observatory accidentally cross paths and end up joining forces to stop a water-thirst cloud monster.
director: Benita Ozoude
Kash was born without arms, but she does not allow her disability to limit her pursuit of happiness and self-love.
writer/director: Brian Chase Mack
Dear Destiny follows a young girl named Destiny as she writes a letter to her future self after the recent loss of her father.
writer/director: Daniel Epega
A stick figure realizes that “perfection” is more than what it seems.