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Flame

A poetic exploration of moving on, delivered with charm, wit, and cinematic flair.
4/5

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In Britt Sankofa’s short drama, co-written and starring James Tyler White, the film unfolds as a poetic exploration of the aftermath of a breakup. White leads the cast with charm and wit as Jonathan, who, encountering his ex at an art event, takes a metaphorical stance on their past relationship – expressing that once something is discarded, it cannot be reignited. The narrative, well-crafted and infused with a comical underbelly, explores the complexities of moving on with a whimsical touch.

James Tyler White’s performance as Jonathan is both charming and relatable, capturing the essence of a character navigating the emotional aftermath of a failed relationship. Leela Hart co-stars as Dominique, the ex-flame, adding depth to the interactions between the characters. The film benefits from cinematic production value, featuring pleasing cinematography by Jabari Jefferson, well-lit scenes, and commendable production design.

Sankofa’s direction skillfully brings out the nuances of the well-written piece, creating a visually appealing and emotionally resonant short film. The narrative setup is engaging, and the film successfully combines humor with poignant moments, making it a delightful exploration of love’s aftermath and the subtle art of moving forward.

Brief Synopsis

After a chance encounter at an art club, will former lovers Jonathan and Dominique rekindle their old flame or put out the fire?
Flame Short Film

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Credits

Director(s): Britt Sankofa
Writer(s): Britt Sankofa, James Tyler White
Cast: Chanel Collins, James Tyler White, Kevin Seymore, Leela Hart, Raymond Watson II, Tyesha Walker
Producer(s): Britt Sankofa, Jabari Jefferson, James Tyler White
Director of Photography: Jabari Jefferson
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Runtime: 6 min

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Flame

A poetic exploration of moving on, delivered with charm, wit, and cinematic flair.
4/5

Review

In Britt Sankofa’s short drama, co-written and starring James Tyler White, the film unfolds as a poetic exploration of the aftermath of a breakup. White leads the cast with charm and wit as Jonathan, who, encountering his ex at an art event, takes a metaphorical stance on their past relationship – expressing that once something is discarded, it cannot be reignited. The narrative, well-crafted and infused with a comical underbelly, explores the complexities of moving on with a whimsical touch.

James Tyler White’s performance as Jonathan is both charming and relatable, capturing the essence of a character navigating the emotional aftermath of a failed relationship. Leela Hart co-stars as Dominique, the ex-flame, adding depth to the interactions between the characters. The film benefits from cinematic production value, featuring pleasing cinematography by Jabari Jefferson, well-lit scenes, and commendable production design.

Sankofa’s direction skillfully brings out the nuances of the well-written piece, creating a visually appealing and emotionally resonant short film. The narrative setup is engaging, and the film successfully combines humor with poignant moments, making it a delightful exploration of love’s aftermath and the subtle art of moving forward.

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

After a chance encounter at an art club, will former lovers Jonathan and Dominique rekindle their old flame or put out the fire?
Flame Short Film

Credits

Director(s): Britt Sankofa
Writer(s): Britt Sankofa, James Tyler White
Cast: Chanel Collins, James Tyler White, Kevin Seymore, Leela Hart, Raymond Watson II, Tyesha Walker
Producer(s): Britt Sankofa, Jabari Jefferson, James Tyler White
Director of Photography: Jabari Jefferson
Animation:

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Genre: ,
Country:
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Year:
Runtime: 6 min
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