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Director: Anaiis Cisco
Category: Narrative Short
Runtime: 7
Place of Origin: Brooklyn, NY
Shooting Locations: Brooklyn, NY
Student's School: San Francisco State University

Synopsis: (Drama) Larry, a father "figure" and street "entrepreneur" in his Brooklyn community, stops by Major Deli to see the owner, and for his usual coffee and cigarettes. On his way out, he breaks up a fight between neighborhood teens, resulting in an illegal cigarette transaction. Consequently, two undercover officers approach Larry, accusing him of selling illegal cigarettes. This encounter with the police quickly escalates.

Cast: Arthur Gregory Pugh, Dean David, Christopher Colon, Denzel Rodriquez, London Wilmot, Michael Excell, Tomika McDougald, Kyle Ingleman

Crew: Writer: Anaiis Cisco; Producers: Anaiis Cisco; DP - Kevin Lee

Production Background & Fun Facts: Anaiis Cisco is a screenwriter and filmmaker from Brooklyn, NY. She is pursuing an MFA in Cinema at San Francisco State University where she writes and directs films focusing on the experiences of underrepresented racial, ethnic, queer, and gendered "minorities" in the United States. In her first year of film school, Anaiis produced, directed, and wrote her debut short film, Breathless.

Festivals & Accolades: Bushwick Film Festival (Brooklyn, NY) ; Rails to Reels Film Festival (Meridian, MS)

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