Cross My Heart

category: Caribbean, Short Films

Cross My Heart

An American teenager visits her family in Jamaica and uncovers a secret that changes the way she sees the people she loves. This film explores the culture of silence amongst women, the kinds of secrets we keep and who they are actually protecting.

Directed by Sontenish Myers
Sontenish Myers is a Caribbean-American writer-director based in Harlem, NY. Her genre-crossing work explores racial identity, womanhood, power dynamics, and the heroic journey.

USA, Jamaica | 2018 | English | 14 minutes

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