RED PAINT \ 5 mins \ USA

*This film is  a part of kweliTV's On The Come Up series in which we showcase the short films of promising black student filmmakers.*

After talking on the phone with a gallery owner about showcasing her artwork, Jasmin Reed must finish a painting in time before the big showcase. With the clocking ticking, she can't afford to make any mistakes; the pressure is on and she ends up going above and beyond to finish.

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Sage Love

Sage Love, currently studying film at the School of Visual Arts, is a published writer, director, producer and photographer who has produced and directed numerous short films over the past five years. Love creates films that challenge social norms and brings awareness to urban black communities; telling their stories with authentic representations. In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman trial in 2013, where Zimmerman was found not guilty of shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, Love channeled all of his emotions to produced the film 'HOODY: The Trayvon Martin Experience'. ‘HOODY’ was screened at 14 film festivals in the U.S. and had an international premiere in Finland where the film won both the Audience and People's Choice awards.

All from this director.