Cross My Heart

Cross My Heart

Jamaica | 2017 | 14 minutes | Sontenish Myers

An American teen visits her family in Jamaica and uncovers a secret that changes the way she sees the people she loves.

Director Biography
Sontenish Myers is a Jamaican-American writer-director and third year at NYU's Graduate Film Program. Sontenish investigates racial identity and womanhood across genres from drama to science fiction. "Cross My Heart" is her fourth short film. Sontenish is developing her first feature, Stampede.

  • Director: Sontenish Myers
  • Principal Cast: Jordan-Amanda Hall, Jhada Ann Walker, Dorothy Cunningham, John Chambers, Earle Brown
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: Jamaica, USA
  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 14 minutes
  • Producer: Elizabeth Charles
  • Screenplay: Sontenish Myers
  • Cinematographers: Zamarin Wahdat
  • Editors: Lisa Duva
  • Music: Martin Crane
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: English
  • Format: DCP

This film is playing as a part of Adventures in the Unknown

Seven short films that explore what happens when people step off of the traditional path and enter uncharted territory.

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