When I Write It

2020 Official Selection: Shorts

World Premiere

SHORT | United States | 15 MINUTES | English | (No Subtitles) subtitles

WHEN I WRITE IT

Documentary, LGBTQIA, Music

Two Oakland teens (Leila Mottley, Ajai Kasim) explore what it means to be young, Black, and committed to making art in their rapidly changing city.



Playing in: Rhythm of Life

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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Nico Opper and Shannon St. Aubin

Shannon St. Aubin is a producer and director who’s worked with CBS, the UN, and UNICEF, and is developing her first narrative feature. Nico Opper’s credits include Off and Running, an Emmy® nominee that premiered at Tribeca, and The F Word: A Foster-to-Adopt Story, a Gotham Award nominee.

Director
Nico Opper, Shannon St. Aubin
Producer
Nico Opper, Shannon St. Aubin
Screenwriter
Nico Opper, Shannon St. Aubin, Leila Mottley, Ajai Kasim
Cinematographer
Hanna Miller
Editor
Laura Green
Cast
Leila Mottley, Ajai Kasim