#ShortFilmShoutout: 'The Water Phoenix' Chronicles The Story Of A Black Mermaid

June 28th 2017

This is installment #7 of Shadow And Act's #ShortFilmShoutout series.

Bola Ogun brings together a mermaid tale in the short film, The Water Phoenix. It stars Ogun, Joseph Dixon and Garrett Sato.

The Water Phoenix The Water Phoenix

The film's description reads: "Mermaid Anya held captive in an aquarium falls out of love with her caretaker, Jack, when he fails to follow through with his promise to break her free. Broken-hearted and alone, she must find a way to escape before they move her further away from home."

Watch the film below:

Ogun is directing an episode of Queen Sugar this season.

 

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Photo: Bola Ogun

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