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Ryan Coogler; Coogler, Ryan
Format
Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
Directed by Ryan Coogler (*Fruitvale Station, Black Panther*), FIG is a this sympathetic look at the life of a working class mother, a prostitute named Candice wants nothing more than to provide a good life for her daughter Kyla. One night that she is unable to find a babysitter for Kyla, Candice takes her to the corner where she picks up johns and leaves her in the car. When Candice is with a john, Kyla is found alone by the police and is taken into emergency foster care. When she finds out, Candice does everything in her power to convince the social worker in charge of Kyla’s case that she really does love her daughter very much. Winner of the Short Film Award at the **American Black Film Festival**. Nominated for Outstanding Independent Short Film at the **Black Reel Awards**.
Director
Ryan Coogler
Performers
Charline St. Charles, Jessica Tomé, Jontille Gerard
Release Date
2010
Run Time
15 min.
Language
In English
Notes
  • Title from title frames.
  • Film
  • In Process Record.
Published
University of Southern California Cinematic Arts, 2010.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.
Recording Info
Originally produced by University of Southern California Cinematic Arts in 2010.
Publisher no.
6423744 Kanopy
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Description
1 online resource (streaming video file) (15 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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