MAKE YOUR MOVE PROGRAM

PRESENTED BY R.A.C.E MATTERS SLO

A free program of five shorts curated by R.A.C.E Matters — featuring stories about movement and movements — moving through life, moving us forward.

SATURDAY, APRIL 30 | FREMONT
12:30PM | Film Screening
FREE ADMISSION
VIRTUAL MAY 1 – 8: Available

CAMP YOSHI
SPONSORED BY AUSTON & BRI ALLEN, LAKEYA CHERRY, JEFF & KERRY HELLER
After moving to Oregon and falling in love with the ability to explore the outdoors with ease alongside his wife and two kids, Rashad Frazier knew he had to extend the invitation to others. Driven by the magic of his experiences, his background as a chef, and his love of good food and connecting people to incredible places that open up to conversation, he created Camp Yoshi. TRAILER
11 min | USA
DIRECTORS: Faith E. Briggs, Tyler Wilkinson Ray
WRITERS: Faith E. Briggs, Tyler Wilkinson Ray
PRODUCER: Caelinn Donahue

EGÚNGÚN
SPONSORED BY CAMILLE O’BRYANT, R.A.C.E. MATTERS SLO, BLOOM-MATSUOKA FAMILY

Exploring home, memory, identity, and the many versions of ourselves that haunt us, Egúngún follows Salewa as she returns home to Lagos for her mother”s funeral. Being in a place where she once had to hide herself, she runs into an important person from her past and is prompted to go in search of her own peace. TRAILER
15 min | Nigeria, UK
DIRECTOR: Olive Nwosu
WRITER: Olive Nwosu
PRODUCER: Alex Polunin

THE FOURTH
SPONSORED BY SLO COUNTY BROTHERS, MD COMMUNICATIONS, CHARLES E. BELL JR.
Fun and games on the Fourth of July take a serious turn for Rey and his friends when they are stopped by police at a local gas station. Based on real-life incidents, the story examines the trauma of being in the shoes of the young men stopped.
Drama | 12 min | USA
DIRECTOR: Johnny Kirk
WRITER: Johnny Kirk
PRODUCERS: Jason Chau, Mario Smith, Johnny Kirk

MOVING MEDITATION
SPONSORED BY DIVERSITY COALITION SLO COUNTY, THE WILKINS FAMILY, NATURAL ACTION
In a story of adversity, resilience, and ultimately, self-love, Eric Johnson, a youth growing up in Washington D.C., finds a place of belonging within the skateboarding community. But his identity as a black skateboarder puts him into a circumstance that almost costs him his life. TRAILER
10 min | USA
DIRECTORS: Eric Johnson, Joseph Fletcher
WRITER: Eric Johnson
PRODUCER: Joseph Fletcher

NOT JUST A NAME
SPONSORED BY ERICA A. STEWART & SHAY M. STEWART, RENODA CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY, MYRALINE MORRIS WHITAKER
Following the stories of Shiquita, Fulani, Naauh’Mocquaii, and De’Onna, Not Just A Name explores and highlights the trials and tribulations of African Americans with cultural and unique sounding names as they deal with microaggressions and the painful and triumphant origin of their identity. TRAILER
23 min | USA
DIRECTOR: De’Onna ”Tree” Young-Stephens
WRITER: De’Onna ”Tree” Young-Stephens
PRODUCER: Madeline Gamero


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