kweliTV | MARZ

MARZ \ 12 mins \ USA

A childhood friendship is put to the test after a life changing encounter stirs up uncomfortable feelings and emotions that neither are equipped to answer.

Viewer Discretion Advised: Adult Themes 

FESTIVALS/AWARDS

2017 Best Narrative Short- International Black Film Festival; Frameline Film Festival; Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival; HBO Latino International Film Festival; Bronze Lens Film Festival; Palm Springs International Shortsfest; Reeling Chicago LGTBQ+ International Film Festival; Afrikana Film Festival

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Bobby Yan

A six time Emmy Award winner, Bobby Yan is a veteran of the television and music video industry having directed over one hundred music videos and commercials, working with some of the biggest music artists in the world. A graduate of NYU, Bobby received a Masters in Digital Design & Animation.

Born and raised in New York City, Bobby represents a new generation of diverse filmmakers that are taking the lead in creativity and talent. An avid video gamer and lover of comic book culture, Bobby fuses pop culture influences with Hip Hop culture in creating rich cinematic lush visuals, along with eye popping fantastical worlds. His love of music along with knowledge and study of classic cinema combine together to create his unique eye and style.

As a storyteller, Bobby is committed to creating and writing work that explores the human connection and emotions that bonds us all, creating meaningful and entertaining work that opens hearts and minds. Marz is his first narrative project that is being pitched as a series. He is currently working on his next feature script, an amazing Asian American coming of age story that explores inter-cultural boundaries and relationships fused with music and comedy.

All from this director.

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