The Cypher

2020 Official Selection: Shorts

New York Premiere

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

THE CYPHER

Drama, LGBTQIA, Music

With his reputation and a potential record deal on the line, Khalil (Nigel Cox) confronts his opponent Yung Reap (O’Shay Neal) and defends his secret during a freestyle competition. 



Playing in: Don't Look Back

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Fri June 18 - 5:00 PM
Brooklyn Commons at MetroTech
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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Letia Solomon

Letia Solomon is an African American filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She currently attends USC's MFA program for TV & Film Production with an emphasis in directing and producing. Letia enjoys directing edgy dramas and coming-of-age stories dealing with relationships, family, and women in sciences.

Director
Letia Solomon
Producer
Anne Brashier, C. Craig Patterson
Screenwriter
Wes Akwuobi
Cinematographer
Basil Schneeberger
Composer
Matthew Head, Brian Thomas Wilson
Editor
Derek Bosko, Alesia Williams
Production Designer
Katherine Munis, Anthony Gaitros
Executive Producer
Ben Cory Jones
Associate Producer
Ramone Farrier, KC Osterberg, Mel Patterson, Zoë Salnave
Sound Design
James Grisom, Christopher Hernández
Assistant Director
Nick Brooks
Music Supervisor
August K. Burton
Rap Lyrics By
Nick Brooks