The Sunglasses / Lunettes Noires

Director: Owell A. Brown
Countries: Ivory Coast / France
Year: 1997
Running Time: 6 min.
Language: French

Joey and Lisa are two ordinary lovers, but their lives are turned upside down when they meet Max, a checkout clerk at a gas station. Hyped media has turned Max into a paranoiac living in fear of being attacked by black thieves. The film’s outcome is eerily prescient of the Amadou Diallo incident.