Black Friday

UFR presents, a short film, following Rwenshaun Miller & his fight to bring Mental Health Awareness to the forefront of the black community. Armed with his non-profit Eustress Inc, Rwenshaun takes us back to his native town of Bertie County. Where he & four young activists, spark an intimate conversation on the ills of mental health.

  • AJ Bartlett
    Director
  • Rwenshaun Miller
    Producer
  • Anthony Burnette
    Key Cast
  • DJ Duncan
    Key Cast
  • AJ Bartlett
    Key Cast
  • Rwenshaun Miller
    Key Cast
  • Casey Owens
    Extras
  • Dorian Brown
    Extras
  • Anarrah Ross
    Extras
  • Turbo Hobbs & Family
    Extras
  • Kelvin Edwards
    Cinematographer
  • AJ Bartlett
    Cinematographer
  • Anthony Burnette
    Assistant Camera
  • Kevin Taylor Jr.
    Music Producer
  • AJ Bartlett
    Editing and Sound Design
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    26 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 9, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital - Canon 60D - mp4
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Joedance Film Festival
    Charlotte
    United States
    August 5, 2017
Director Biography - AJ Bartlett

UFR is a film collective started in Nov 2012 out of Charlotte, NC. Independent artists with the ability to complete feature level productions, on a do-it-yourself budget. So far we’ve produced two seasons worth of video content, & are currently working to complete our foray into doc film-making. We make films for a global audience that seek to fill the demand for independent cinema for POC.

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Director Statement

UFR is a documentary film collective out of Charlotte, NC, that combines the cultural philosophies and oral traditions of Hip Hop, with the aesthetic utility of film. Highlighting the importance of the "counter-narrative" in redefining mainstream representations of people of color, while educating our youth to speak truth to power.