Film
SHORTS

IF THERE IS LIGHT

Directed by Haley Elizabeth Anderson
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 18 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE IF THERE IS LIGHT
Fourteen year-old Janiyah Blackmon wrestles with her new life in New York City as her mom tries to move her family out of the shelter system and into a stable home.

Screening with Queen Latifah with Dee Rees
with the premiere of the Queen Collective shorts
About the Director(s)
Haley Elizabeth Anderson is a filmmaker, writer, artist from Houston, Texas. She currently attends New York University's Graduate Film Program as a Dean’s Fellow. With roots along the Gulf Coast, her work explores coming-of-age experiences, race and the class divide in the South, and the American working class.
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Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts
  • Year:
    2019
  • Length:
    18 minutes
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World
Cast & Credits
  • Editor:
    Prashanth Kamalakanthan, Cheree Dillon
  • Composer:
    Cyrus Tabar
  • Cinematographer:
    Lasse Ulvedal Tolbøll
  • Director:
    Haley Elizabeth Anderson
  • Producer:
    Swetha Regunathan
  • Cast:
    Janiyah Blackmon, McKayla Blackmon, Jakena Blackmon
  • Executive Producer:
    Nina Chaudry

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