When I Write It

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World Showcase Shorts Program 6
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, May 28, 2020 - Wed, Jun 24, 2020
Available until June 24
A collection of exceptional stories from around the world including Oil & Water, Umbilical, Flame, The Chimney Swift, At the Bottom of the Sea, and When I Write It.
Film Info
Country Listing:USA
Premiere Status:International Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2020
Program Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Nico Opper
Shannon St. Aubin
Producer(s):Nico Opper
Shannon St. Aubin
Editor(s):Laura Green
Writer(s):Nico Opper
Shannon St. Aubin
Ajai Kasim
Leila Mottley
Cinematography:Hanna Miller
Composer:Ajai Kasim


This short film is part of World Showcase Shorts Program 6.

During the last days of summer before college, two Oakland teens explore what it means to be young Black artists in their rapidly gentrifying city. A special feeling of eavesdropping permeates this sun-soaked tour of neighbourhood sights and sounds, as they both realize they’re on the cusp of personal and community change. Angie Driscoll

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