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"Born With It" (Film)



On his first day of school in a small Japanese town, a half Japanese half black boy tries to prove to his new classmates that his dark skin is not a disease.


PBS Facebook Page  (80K+ views)

PBS / KQED Film School Shorts - Season 5

French Televisions

Comcast Xfinity - CAAM Series


Festivals & Accolades:

NBCUniversal Film Fest - Best FilmSocial Impact Award

Toronto Intl Film Festival (Kids) - Honorable Mention Best Short

Pan African Film Festival - Best Short

CAAM Fest - Best Short

LA EigaFest - Audience Award 

Bar Harbor Int'l Film Festival - Best Short

NewFilmmakers LA - Best of 2017 Finalist

Arpa Intl Film Festival - Closing Film

Clermont-Ferrand Intl Short Film Festival

Bentonville Film Festival

Short Shorts Intl Film Fest

San Diego Asian Film Festival

SKIP City Intl Film Festival

Sapporo Intl Short Film Festival

Kyoto Intl Student Film Festival

Japan Cuts Film Festival

Hapa Japan Festival

Seoul Int'l Youth Film Festival

Nancy-Lorraine Intl Short Film Festival

Bronzelens Film Festival

Educational Screenings:

Princeton University

University of Southern California

Occidental College

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Macalester University

Waseda University

Toyo Women's University

Hokkaido University of Education

Japanese Consulate of Washington D.C

Fruits in Suits Tokyo

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