Letitia Wright-Written And Produced Short 'Things I Never Told My Father' To Premiere At PAFF This Week
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Letitia Wright-Written And Produced Short 'Things I Never Told My Father' To Premiere At PAFF This Week

Black Panther breakout star Letitia Wright’s production company, 3.16 Productions, along with Silver Rain Films and Silver Milk will showcase their short film, Things I Never Told My Father, at this week’s Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles.

The film, which was directed by 3.16 Productions partner Ade O’Adesina and Dumas Hadadd, stars Wright’s Top Boy co-stars Nicholas Pinnock and Malcolm Kamulette as a father and son duo and touches on themes of toxic masculinity and mental health struggles amongst men, the traditional father/son relationship and how their interaction (or lack thereof) is vital in shaping both futures.

The synopsis as is follows: “Elisha goes on a journey with his father Antony but there is a strange silence between them. Elisha wishes to discover a number of things that only his father has the answers to. But as fate would have it, just as things begin to progress between them, their journey comes to a sudden halt.”

Wright wrote and executive produced the short film, which was inspired by her friend dealing with the loss of a father figure. Things I Never Told My Father was the winner of ‘Best International’ at the New York Shorts International Film Festival. 

Wright, who recently completed filming on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is also set to make her directorial debut in the film Highway To The Moon, which she will also write.

Things I Never Told My Father will premiere at the Pan African Film Festival on April 21 and April 25. 

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