Private Project

The Decision

Inspired by the relationship between George Jackson and Angela Davis: A young couple is forced to make difficult decisions during The Movement.

  • Max Cole
  • Max Cole
  • Makeda Hardy
  • Joi Liaye
  • Alikhan Lochin
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  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 1, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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    HD Digital
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  • Student Project:
  • 2014 Capital City Black Film Festival
    Austin, TX
  • 2014 Urban Mediamakers Film Festival
    Atlanta, GA
    Best Shorty Short & 3rd Place Winner Shorty Short Film Audience Award
  • 2015 San Diego Black Film Festival
    San Diego, CA
  • 2015 Las Vegas Black Film Festival
    Las Vegas, NV
  • 2015 Langston Hughes Performing Arts African-American Film Festival
    Seattle, WA
  • 2015 Oakland International Film Festival
    Oakland, CA
  • 2015 San Francisco Black Film Festival
    San Francisco, CA
  • 2015 Baltimore International Black Film Festival
    Baltimore, MD
Director Biography - Max Cole

Max Cole is an award-winning writer and director located in Los Angeles, California. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His latest short films have screened in 40+ film festivals across the country.

Max has a strong interest in thought-provoking, emotionally engaging stories. He is currently writing, producing, and directing a variety of compelling stories. Additionally, Max is developing a web series and two feature films and is currently an active member of the Scriptwriter’s Network.

Max is also the Creator, Host, and Producer of The Cinema After Dark Podcast — a weekly independent film, television, and entertainment podcast.

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