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AfroPoP Web Shorts Feature Brilliant Short Films From the African Diaspora


AfroPoP web shorts highlight short films created by filmmakers of the African Diaspora. The most recent series of films spotlights stories of the Caribbean. The films are beautiful, and show just how much you can accomplish in less than 20 minutes.

Take a look below:


Passage - directed by Kareem Mortimer

A twenty-year-old Haitian woman, Sandrine and her thirteen-year-old brother Etienne, are being transported from Haiti to the Bahamas in the hold of a dilapidated wooden vessel, filled with several other immigrants in search of a better life.



Auntie - directed by Lisa Harewood

Auntie is a middle-aged seamstress and respected caregiver in her rural Barbadian community. 12-year-old Kera is her latest ward and a special child to whom she has grown uncharacteristically close. Seven years after Kera's mother emigrates to England in search of a better life, Auntie is confronted with the day she long dreaded when the plane ticket arrives that will reunite Kera with her mom.

Kimberly Foster is the founder and editor of For Harriet. Email or

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