NOLA Code:
FMMK 0500 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
10 / 30
Rights End:
South Florida PBS
South Florida PBS
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Diverse storytellers from the Florida Keys through the Treasure Coast

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In this episode one film is featured:

“Open Dialogues: Black Voices|Black Stories”
This documentary focuses on what social justice looks and feels like for Black residents in South Florida, as told through the narratives of eight Broward County residents, musicians, essayist, and spoken word artists. The purpose of the project is to inspire conversation about inequality and equity of the African diaspora in America.


In this episode three films are featured:
This film takes viewers on a rhythmic journey, following a never-before-seen gathering of award-winning artists from every corner of the world, combining their talents to produce an album that pays tribute to Mambo’s golden era while reinventing its eclectic elements, inviting all generations cross-culturally to move to the same vibrational tune.

This film is a call-to-action to the world from the children of Miami-Dade County. Being ground zero for the effects of climate change, the film shares the visions of the future from over 37 children between the ages of 7 and 18. Interviews and drawings depict what Miami will look like
in 2050. From grim predictions to offerings of hope, the next generation has much to say, and it is time that we listen.

“F.I.L.M. (Fulfilment – Inspiration – Leader – Motivation)”
This is a short documentary showcasing children and adults with disabilities that compete in marathons and triathlons. They are proving to the world that anything is possible with determination.


In this episode three films are featured:

“Tales of Sunshine: Florida Eco-Stories: The Fisherman”
Through a meditative journey into the depths of Florida ecology, this film observes the intimate and inspiring stories of four naturalists during the height of Covid-19. In this episode recreational angler Freddy Matos finds peace on the water. Matos navigates a new life of community building and citizen science after spending five years locked away in federal prison.

A spoken word meditation following one man’s journey from childhood monsters to entering old age.

A woman traverses tropical nature through a simulation to escape the world she lives in.


In this episode two films are featured:

“Hurricane Flora”
As a Cuban American documentarian rides out a hurricane at her parents’ house with her boyfriend, tensions rise as she takes advantage of being locked in and attempts to interview her emotionally reserved father about his dark past in Cuba.

“Mocktails from the Pub”
When a transgender college graduate finds herself trapped in a dead-end job, she goes on a mission to find inspiration for her future break-through novel.


In this episode two films are featured:

Taking place during the height of the Christmas season, this film follows a husband and wife as their marriage drifts apart. While Colleen’s adopted daughter Philippa makes a head start into JoJo’s shopping store, Charles stays behind attempting to find an empty parking spot. Their distance in this moment kickstarts a chain of life altering events as a stranger yet familiar man to Colleen threatens their livelihood with a weapon of the future, time reversal.

“Croqueta Nation”
This is a film that combines Miami's culinary scene with a restauranteur's vision to unite a community by breaking a world record. Set in Miami, this feel-good and playful story follows Carlos Gazitua, owner of Sergio's Cuban Restaurants, as he sets out to make croqueta history. His big plans of making the world's longest croqueta won't be easy to achieve, but will they be worth it in the end?


In this episode two films are featured:

“Los Colores de Marcia” (Marcia’s Colors)
Marcia is an old woman spending her last years in her lonely home reminiscing over her memories, Her solitude results in desperation for human interaction. When Marcia’s finally takes life’s last chance to connect with her nurse, Lucia, she is transferred to another route.

“Missed Signal”
While at a party, Marcie reveals she has feelings for someone to her best friend David, leading to a big miscommunication.


In this episode two films are featured:

When Debbie and Gene end their long-lasting relationship with each other, they imagine a heightened version of their romance. Their relationship plays out as a dream ballet set on a stage. As the couple dances through the fantasy version of their lives together. It showcases the flaws they could not overcome.

Paternal explores the complexities of fatherhood from the Haitian perspective.


In this episode three films are featured:

“Beat Lingo”
Suffering from mutism has kept this reserved teenager quiet his entire life. After years of homeschooling, he faces his biggest challenge yet: real school. But Marcus holds a special gift that he’s been hiding from the world.

“Solitary Guitarist, 1865”
A lonely folk singer ponders over her relationship over an uncaring audience. She turns the tables, looking into their lives for a change.

“Self-Confliction: Effort”
A young man wrestles with this own conscience, pushing himself to be better.


In this episode two films are featured:

“Silver Waters”
After the recent death of her husband, an elderly woman attempts to skip the wake and revisit the beach where they first met, but her memory is fading.

A young hotel maid explores a dangerous way to make more money in order to pay for her father’s surgery.


In this episode four films are featured:

“Daggers Drawn”
A couple’s lustful intentions transpire to be a pretense for ensnaring each other, but who will get who?

“Woodlandish Ghoul”
A young female hitch hiker is picked up late at night. Will this seemingly nice guy try to take advantage of her, or will the tables be turned on him as she hunts for her next meal.

“La Rose Noire”
A suave hitman finds his next mark to be more than he bargained for.

With a nod to the spaghetti western this ultra-short film conveys mystery and horror with just one thought, “It is only to change the sunset, for the sunrise…”

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Rights Dates:
5/1/2023 - 12/31/2024
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1 year
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Frances Hernandez
United States