Cast: Hisham Tawfiq, Ibrahim Traore, Katya Collazo, Lance Lemon
Two brothers, LUKE (15) and JASON (17), live in the poor yet defiant neighborhood of the 7th Ward with their father, STERLING CARROLL (40). Jason is a high school baseball phenom, days away from the Major League Baseball draft—which would eliminate the family’s hardships—but the news that comes today brings everything to a screeching halt.
C. Craig Patterson is an American writer and director with ten awards and honors from festivals and competitions including Nicholl, Scriptapalooza & AFF.
The Nitehawk Shorts Festival’s MATINEE TWO screening includes eight films that imbue life and death as explored in stories about finite mortality, complex relationships, and exceeding expectations in an oppressive world.