Shorts in Color

Shorts In Color

April 29, 2023

6:00 pm

8:00 pm

Stacey Allen curates a selection of diverse local filmmakers and creatives making positive and empowering work for families to enjoy. Enjoy a showcase of the stories that families and children in the United States most diverse city tell about themselves.


Nia’s Daughters Movement Collective
In collaboration with Mommy and Me: The Listers, Nia’s Daughters Movement Collective will present a new piece “In Nature” that uses film and movement to educate on the importance of bees in our ecosystem.

Mommy and Me: The Listers
We are The STEMagicians – this is a representation of African American scientists who are seemingly magicians in an effort to expose the youth to STEM experiences, careers, pathways and advancements.

“Telos” by Ren Beregan
Telos is a film about grieving the death of one dream and finding meaning in creating another. I drew inspiration from NASA’s footage from the space station as well as my and my brother’s experiences living with invisible disabilities.

The Dopest Historian (MC/Host)
Whitney B. better known as ” The Dopest Historian” is a Houston Historian that is on a mission to enlighten Black people on how DOPE BLACK HISTORY truly is. With a natural love for history she started her brand Dope, Its History! Dope, Its History aims to broaden the perspectives on history by educating, entertaining, and inspiring the collective to be an agent of change in the community.

Rising Stars Academy of Dance (pre-show performance)
Rising Stars Academy of Dance & Performing Arts is a company that is united by our passion for the performing arts and our desire to see our students excel in dance and grow into leaders.

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