One Story Up
Episode 1 – “Cherish" by Terrance Daye
Season 1, Episode 1 • Drama, TV-14, 15-Oct-2020
A visually poetic portrait of a young Black boy in the South who navigates the mundane and discovers the miraculous. Followed by a Q&A with director Terrance Daye, who drew inspiration from growing up Black and queer in a religious home in the South.
Up Next in One Story Up Season 1
Episode 2 – "Mizuko" by Kira Dane and...
How do you grieve for an unborn child? This tenderly animated short film explores the beautiful Japanese Buddhist ritual for grieving an abortion through one woman’s story. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
Episode 3 – "Summer Animals" by Haley...
A coming-of-age story about class, race, and jumping into other people's pools. Teenager Tommy’s family can barely keep their heads above water, so why not jump into someone else’s? Followed by a Q&A with emerging filmmaker Haley Anderson.
Episode 4 – "Fair Grounds" by Ameer K...
Shot on Hi8 tape, this poetic film explores a father’s influence on masculinity, self-acceptance, and lost innocence using urban imagery and experimental visual and audio layering. Followed by a Q&A with emerging filmmaker Ameer Kazmi.