Fiche Film
Cinéma/TV
COURT Métrage | 2006
Sticks and Stones
Rehema Inami Trimiew
Titre anglais : Sticks and Stones
Pays concerné : États-Unis
Réalisateur(s) : Rehema Inami Trimiew
Avec : Rehema Inami Trimiew, Rehema Inami Trimiew, Rehema Inami Trimiew, Rehema Inami Trimiew, Jae Wilson
Durée : 9
Genre : drame
Type : fiction

Français

« Sticks and Stones » traite directement des repercussions psychologiques de la disparité raciale et de classe dans le système d’éducation américain. Basé sur les porpres expériences du réalisateur, le film expose l’influence d’un professeur sur les capacités de son étudiante et le role des parents dans l’éducation de l’enfant…


Rehema Imani Trimiew – 09’13 – Feature – USA – 2006

English

Six-year old Rehema can read. Her educated parents challenge her teacher’s refusal to teach reading to Rehema’s class despite her misperceptions about young black children. Based on the filmmaker’s personal experiences, this short narrative emphasizes the crucial role of parents as advocates for their children and directly addresses the psychological repercussions of racial and class disparity in the American public educational system.




UPCOMING FESTIVALS:

Oxford Film Festival – Oxford, MS – Febuary 10th 11:15 AM
Mpenzi: Black Women’s International Film and Video Festival – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Friday, February 16th, 2007 6:30 – 9:00pm
Harlem Stage on Screen – March 9-11th
Reel Women Int. Film Festival – March 13th (Sticks and Stones will screen in student program one
– Tuesday March 13th at 5:30pm – Laemmle Music Hall 3 – 9036 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, 90211)
Sacramento International Film Festival – March 29th-April 2nd
Festival Du Film Panafricain – Cannes, France – April 11-15

Festivals:
Juneteenth Film Festival (Dallas, TX – June 16 & 17, 2006)
Reel Venus Film Festival (NYC, NY -July 2006)
Roxbury Film Festival: Featuring Films Celebrating People of Color (Roxbury, MA -July 2006)
Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (Vineyard Haven, MA -August 2006)
WINNER Audience Choice: Best Short
Calgary Fringe Fest (Calgary, AB, Canada -August 2006)
WINNER Best International Student Short
Gloria Film Festival (Salt Lake City, UT -August 2006)
Chicks With Flicks Harlem Film Festival (NYC, NY -September 2006)
Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (Atlanta, GA -October 2006)
WINNER Best Student Short
African American Women in Cinema (NYC, NY October 27, 2006)
Poppy Jasper Film Festival (Morgan Hill, CA -November 2006)
WINNER Best Social Commentary
Eureka Springs Digital Film Festival (Eureka Springs, AK -November12, 2006)
WINNER Best Social Commentary
High Falls Film Festival – Women of SOFA (Rochester, NY – November 11 2006)
WINNER Audience Choice
WINNER Best Short
Queens International Film Fest (NYC, NY November 16, 2006)
NJ State Film Festival at Cape May -Festival of Independents (Chicks With Flicks) (November 18, 2006)
African-American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase (Los Angeles, CA December 2,3 2006)

Screenings:
RIT – Student Show (February 2006)
Emerging Filmmaker Series – Little Theater (Rochester, NY – May 22, 2006)
RIT Honors Show – Little Theater (Rochester, NY – May 28, 2006)
Brick City Festival -Film Festival Honors Show- RIT (Rochester, NY – October 6, 7)