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Directed by Nicholas G. Pelecanos

Mailman is a short dramatic film depicting a day when a perceived racial slight, a misidentification of aggression, and a fatal shooting alter the lives of the participants forever. It is set in East–of–the–Park, Northwest D.C., where two Black brothers live in their grandmother’s legacy house and witness the gentrification of the neighborhood with interest and some degree of trepidation. In the aftermath of the tragedy, it’s revealed that the people involved are more complex than they seemed, and that understanding and acceptance can light the way going forward towards a better tomorrow.

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Presented by Simply Enhance  //  This showcase features narrative short films about the DMV or made by DMV…

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