1. Select Press:

    “Another standout was Christina Choe’s I AM JOHN WAYNE, a sensitively directed yet emotionally cool neo-realist tale about a grieving teen — a young black cowboy — and his horse ride through Coney Island.” – Scott Macaulay, Filmmaker Magazine

    “The film works because it doesn’t romanticize what seems fantastical on paper—a black kid riding a horse through Brooklyn. Instead, Choe juxtaposes this sad, trotting cowboy figure against the grimy backdrop of poverty, the projects, and the once-thriving Coney Island. – Jeffrey Bowers, VICE

    “Watching I Am John Wayne reminded me just how infrequently any of us are challenged—through the media, through the arts, through anything—to consider these types of situations from the inside-out. Rarely are we asked to relate to this endemic pain. The distinction is a major one: Choe has chosen to see the world through her character’s eyes, not her own.” – Michael Tully, Hammer to Nail

    FESTIVALS
    Winner of the Slamdance Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Short***
    Maryland Film Festival (Opening Night)
    Seattle International Film Festival
    Los Angeles Film Festival
    CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival
    Hamburg International Short Film Festival
    Uppsala International Short Film Festival
    Rio de Janeiro Internacional Short Film Festival
    KUKI International Short Film for Children/Youth – Best Short*
    Rooftop Films Summer Series
    Florida Film Festival
    LA Shorts Fest
    Geneva International Film Festival - Best International Short*
    Sidewalk Film Festival
    Urbanworld Film Festival
    Nevada City Film Festival – Best Narrative Short*
    New Orleans Film Festival
    Philadelphia Film Festival
    Starz Denver Film Festival
    St. Louis International Film Festival
    Kustendorf Film & Music Film Festival

    Featured on VICE
    vice.com/read/im-short-not-stupid-presents-I-am-john-wayne

    facebook.com/pages/I-am-John-Wayne/246865075340454

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  2. A disgruntle Black man looks for salvation in a mysterious bar of soap, only to find that some problems are more than skin deep.

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  3. A middle aged man (Willie Drippington) struggles to maintain a romantic relationships due to a childlike illness, Enuresis. Willie is a chronic bed wetter.

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  4. This is our first short film as Postive Motifs Productions. Please follow us on Twitter @zoonation4444 @g00chie @phydamac_tastic. We would like to put a disclaimer on the lighting effects and any other effects used that could cause epileptic actions that can trigger seizures for people who are photosensitive. We do not own the rights to any of the music or audio used. The original artists are listed below followed by the record labels involved. 1. Kanye West - Runaway, Lost in the World, No Church in the Wild ft. Jay Z & Frank Ocean (GOOD Music) 2. Lupe Fiasco - Streets on Fire (1st & 15th) 3. Citizen Cope - Let the Drummer Kicker (Dream World Records) 4. CRS - US Placers (1st & 15th, GOOD Music, Star Trak) 5. Frank Ocean - Love Crimes (Odd Future Records)

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  5. Written & Directed By BJonesDaPusha
    Filmed By Shawn Nedab

    "Make a Good Salary...Just to Pay Sallie Mae" -J.Cole

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