That’s right! This year we’re going completely LIVE. Tune in from the comforts of your quarantined home as intersectional web-TV platform Open Television premieres original pilots and shorts from Chicago, Detroit, Berlin, and Johannesburg. Finally, the inclusive Late Night Show you’ve been missing in your life: interviews with show creators, comedic skits, performances and more—all set to a FutureHood Soundtrack and live-streamed to the screen you’re using right now. Get your snacks ready!
PILOTS & SHORTS
Written and Created by Rebba Moore
Co-Directed by Kelechi Agwuncha
Renee Hawthorne is a competitive doctoral candidate in neuropsychology when her life is unexpectedly derailed by a psychotic spell.
Femme Queen Chronicles
Written and Created by Ahya Simone
The story of four black trans women as they navigate through love, life, shade, and trade in the city of Detroit.
#BraveFutures: “The Time Is Now x Most Brave Film Awardees” (Johannesburg and Berlin)
Created and Produced by Elijah McKinnon
Brave Futures Film Race is an intersectional competition that challenges creatives, storytellers filmmakers of all levels to create an entire short film in 48 hours using one intersectional theme, one prop, and one action in metropolitan cities such as Johnanessburg, South Africa (December 2019) and Berlin, Germany (February 2020).