• Gramercy
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2020
Format : Short
Running time : 22 (in minutes)

Shaq, a young man grappling with depression, returns to his New Jersey hometown, where his exploration of grief and brotherhood transforms into the imagining of an inner life.
This beautiful and dreamlike exploration of young black manhood explores loss and depression, brotherly love and pure joy.

Directors : Pat Heywood, Jamil McGinnis
Cast : Shaq Bynes, Karon Tracey, Jihad Marshall, Duane Dent, Jr., Chidi Gabriel, Kashawn Tracey
Producer : Pat Heywood, Jamil McGinnis, Myriam Schroeter, Claire McGirr, Gabija Blake
Co-producer : Midori McSwain
Executive producer : Pat Heywood, Jamil McGinnis, Myriam Schroeter, Michael Peay, Chelsea Franklin
Cinematography : Maceo Bishop
Music : Zachary Saginaw
Costumes : Gabija Blake
Screenplay : Pat Heywood, Jamil McGinnis
Special effects : Alex Jimenez, Danny Morris, Alex Bickel
Sound Designer : Owen Shearer
Editing : Matt Carter, Ben Jordan
Art Director : Cheyenne Ford
Production : Seneca Village Pictures

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Co-production : Putshki
World Sales : Seneca Village Pictures


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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