A Stray

Release Date:  8/5/16; Blackstar Film Festival Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  82 mins. Director:  Musa Syeed Studio:  Vilcek Foundation Cast:   Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed, Christina Baldwin, Ayla, Fathia Absie, Jamaal “Happy Khalif” Farah, Abdullahi Haji-Mohamed, Ifrah Mansour, Rhiana Yazzie, George McCauley. Story:  In Minneapolis’ large Somali refugee community, Adan has nowhere to go.  His…

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Jason and Shirley

Release Date:  8/7/16; Blackstar Film Festival (2015) Genre:  Biography/Drama Rating:  NR Running Time:  79 mins. Black & White Director:  Stephen Winter Cast:  Jack Waters, Sarah Schulman, Eamon Fahey, Tristan Cowen, Tony Torn, Peter Cramer, Mike Bailey-Gates, Bryan Webster, Denise Dixon, Orran Farmer. Story:  Based on a true story, Jason and Shirley thrillingly recreates the dark,…

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