“After a series of starts and stops due to the pandemic, and wrestling with the deep vulnerability needed to display private moments for the public, two years of active work on the project culminated in a stunning execution of passion, openness, and self-love.” -MVEMENT
About the film: BLACK X is a genre-bending short film with nightmarish visuals and electrifying choreography. From a Black man’s perspective, the film explores depression, spirituality, and self-discovery through an experimental lens. The film premiered at Dupont Underground DC as a film screening and digital exhibit in Sept 2022. The exhibit was featured on Great Day Washington on WUSA-Channel 9 and attracted 600+ attendees over two weekends. BLACK X was also selected to participate in the Heritage Film Festival based in Maryland.
Writer/Director/Producer: Malachi E. Robinson
Choreography: Bre Seals
Director of Photography: Ke'Shaun Whitehead
Associate Producer: Scheera Robinson
Production Assistant: Charles Thompson