Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

I, Destini

Year: 2016
Country: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 14 minutes

I, Destini

I, Destini is an animated documentary that explores the poignant and imaginative illustrations of a youth grappling with the effects of having an incarcerated loved one.Each shot of the film, word written, and frame animated was born from a series of creative workshops between director Nicholas Pilarski and Destini Riley (14 years old). From this collaboration, an autobiographical film was created where Destini explores issues relating to race, class, media, and over policing in her community of Durham, North Carolina.

CIFF40 Screenings

Sunday, April 03, 2016 at 8:10 PM

Monday, April 04, 2016 at 9:20 AM

Shorts Program
Shorts Program 07

Screenwriter
Destini Riley

Cinematographers
Destini Riley, Nicholas Pilarski

Editor
Nicholas Pilarski

Directors
Nicholas Pilarski, Destini Riley

Producer
Nicholas Pilarski, Sarah Bassett, Latina Lenon-Riley

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