Short Film: Grandpa’s Hands is a narrative short film about a young black professional, Jackson, who makes a rare visit with his Grandfather who resides in an underfunded senior care facility in Oakland, CA. Jackson struggles to connect with his Grandfather due to dementia. His Grandfather’s dementia echoes the pain of betrayal and racial discrimination when Jackson’s grandfather confronts an unwanted visitor from his past and present. The short film, Grandpa’s Hands is based on my last interaction with my own grandfather, Howard Colston Sr.

Start Time: 6:45pm – Run Time: 15mins

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