Nightmares by the Sea
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    Nightmares by the Sea

    Directed by

    USA

    2018

    17 min

    • English
    • Japanese

    Drama

    After losing custody of his son, a young father is forced to confront the meaning of his existence.

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Skinner Myers
    Cinematography
    Matthew Halla
    Editing
    John Conway
    Music
    Hammock
    Production
    ONE HAND CLAPPING PICTURES
    Skinner Myers

    Skinner Myers

    USA

    The goals for my work is to refuse the reality of white supremacy, use my cinema as a weapon, and to create a new rebellious cinematic language for black stories, which is rooted in our constant struggle for freedom.

    Skinner Myers is an award-winning filmmaker who has written and directed 11 films. His feature film debut, THE SLEEPING NEGRO (2021), world premiered at Slamdance FF and internationally premiered at the Champs-Elysees FF in Paris, France. It won the FIPRESCI award at IFF Mannheim Heidelberg. Myers has studied at Columbia University, Brooklyn College, the USC School of Cinematic Arts and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam.

    Selected Filmography