African American Short Films

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African American Short Films is an American television show. It is the only nationally televised program, in first-run syndication, featuring short films starring, produced, written or directed by African American filmmakers. The show has received several Telly Awards.[citation needed]

African American Short Films began airing in 2002 as a one-hour quarterly television special in first-run syndication. The program was created by veteran television producer Frank Badami.


The short film Window, starring Louis Gossett, Jr. was included in the program in 2007.[1]

The short film Stuck for a Reason, starring actress, writer, producer Hillary Hawkins was included in the program in 2015.[2]


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