These short films will make your eyes pop, your heart leap, and your mind go places you never thought....
Hair Love - A while back, I included this heart-filled film in a post on a different topic, but I can't leave it out of a feature on animated short films by Black artists. It's simply wonderful.
Dear Basketball - Oscar-winning film written and produced by Kobe Bryant.
A Kalabanda Ate My Homework - A school student shows up to class one day without homework and claims that a mythical creature ate it. How will he prove his story? The hilarious encounter with a stern teacher has all the silliness you can expect from school children.
The Journey of Henry "Box" Brown - A magical look at the historic true tale of slave Henry Brown, who mailed himself to freedom in a wooden box. Click the link, then when the new page opens, scroll down to the video.
Malika: Warrior Queen - Set in 15th Century West Africa, this history-based epic fantasy follows the exploits of Queen and military commander, Malika. Showcasing the history and inspiring characters of Africa, the film has dragons, magical swords, and drama enough for any fantasy lover.