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About The Film

Written and directed by award winning filmmaker, Jackie J. Stone, Burning Angel Dust tells the story of Mimi, a Nigérienne-American mother and immigrant, struggles to maintain a connection for her and her American born daughters to their native Nigér. Caught between her personal desires and the culture of her adoptive homeland, Mimi must decide to have her eldest daughter undergo a traditional rite of passage or allow her children to fully embrace American life.


Winner: Best Director, Langston Hughes African American Film Festival 2018
Winner: Best Short Award, Big Muddy International Film Festival 2018
Winner: Best Short Film Award, Gary International Film Festival 2017
Winner: BET Best Short Film Award, Bronzelens Film Festival 2017
Winner: LA Short Award 2017
Nominated: HBO Best Short Film, Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival
Nominated: Best Actress, Newark International Film Festival


(Past Screenings)

Harlem International Film Festival, New York, NY
SAG Foundation Screening, Los Angeles, CA
New Voices in Black Cinema, Brooklyn, NY
Festival of Tolerance, Croatia
Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, Seattle, WA
Big Muddy International Film Festival, IL
Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
Afrikana Film Festival, Richmond, VA
Newark International Film Festival, Newark, NJ
Bronzelens Film Festival, Atlanta, GA
Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival
Beacon: Sacramento
Project Involve Showcase