OPENING NIGHT THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2019 @ 6PM
SHOWTIME SHAWN ANTIONE II • USA • 2018 • Drama
Darius and Hakeem dance on New York City trains to earn honest money and escape the crime-riddled streets of Harlem. A woman sees Darius dancing on the train and offers him an opportunity to audition for a Juilliard travel dance team. Hakeem is jealous that Darius may pursue this opportunity. Hakeem begins to sell drugs with the neighborhood goon TJ and succumb to the crime in Harlem. Darius is faced with the decision to pursue this life-changing opportunity or help keep Hakeem out of trouble.
SHAWN ANTOINE II
Shawn Antoine II is a 22-year-old writer/director/producer from Harlem, New York. Shawn is currently a senior at the University of Rhode Island where he plays division 1 football while majoring in public relations and film production. Shawn creates films that INFORM and INSPIRE. He has created numerous shorts and documentaries that have been screened at over 65 film festivals globally.