36th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 25-29, 2023

Slave Cry

SlaveCry final

Screens before the feature film Clemency

A young Black actress navigates the film industry in Richmond, Virginia, a market known for period pieces and historical tours. A sardonic look at how she reconciles the degrading roles she is asked to play, with her modern understanding of what it means to be a Black woman in America. A film about identity, legacy, and representation.



Saturday, October 26


3:00 PM


See Feature Film Listing for Venue

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Film Info

Director: Jai Jamison

Runtime: 13 min.

Year: 2019

Country: USA

Language: English

Featuring: Courtney Jamison, Tim Reid, Felicia Curry, Jerold Solomon, dl Hopkins, Jasmine Shea, Lisa Hodsoll, Elan Irving, Sterling Hurst, Mark Joy.