Parallel & I've Seen Love Die

Parallel & I've Seen Love Die

PARALLEL
Filmmaker and Author B. Danielle Watkins chronicles being the only African-American filmmaker in the inaugural lesbian only film festival Cinema Systers Film Festival in Paducah, Kentucky. While simultaneously staying at the historic Hotel Metropolitan that was built to house the likes of Louis Armstrong and Moms Mabley so that they could have a place of comfort in a racially motivated climate. Exploring the historic importance of the festival as well as the hotel B. Danielle Watkins finds herself emotionally torn between that of being celebrated and the history of being shunned.

I'VE SEEN LOVE DIE
Nona's been estranged from her family for the past 10 years. When Nona made the decision to come out to her Mormon family about her sexuality the family persecuted her in front of the entire church, and she was excommunicated. Nona lost everything she ever knew with the raise of her father's hand to cast the final vote of excommunication. Without a word Nona has lived without family and then the phone call came; her mother died. Nona's heart is conflicted about whether to return to a home where she is hated, or to allow her mother's death to go unnoticed as every other moment has for the past 10 years.

Parallel & I've Seen Love Die

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  • Parallel

    Filmmaker and Author B. Danielle Watkins chronicles being the only African-American filmmaker in the inaugural lesbian only film festival Cinema Systers Film Festival in Paducah, Kentucky. She finds herself emotionally torn between that of being celebrated and the history of being shunned.

  • I've Seen Love Die trailer

    Nona's been estranged from her family for the past 10 years. When Nona made the decision to come out to her Mormon family about her sexuality the family persecuted her in front of the entire church, and she was excommunicated. Nona lost everything she ever knew with the raise of her father's hand...

  • I've Seen Love Die

    Nona's been estranged from her family for the past 10 years. When Nona made the decision to come out to her Mormon family about her sexuality the family persecuted her in front of the entire church, and she was excommunicated. Nona lost everything she ever knew with the raise of her father's hand...