Across the Tracks​

US/2015/Short Narrative/16min | Director: Michael Cooke

Screening: Sunday 24th July, Gisenyi, 18h 35

Two sisters grow up in 1960s Georgia. But one is born with light skin and when schools integrate, she decides to change her destiny  by passing for white. Berkeley Clayborne as ‘Young Ella’. Brynn Crosby as ‘Young Tara’. Carla McCullough as ‘Ella’. Thursday Farrar as ‘Tara’. E Roger Mitchel as ‘Daddy ‘.

Best Narrative  Reel Sisters FF; Best Supporting Actress/Special Jury Prize  Chelsea FF; Music Video & Screen Award Nomination  Black International FF/London