January 14th 

January 14th (15 min) USA 

 A young couple’s anniversary takes a bittersweet turn when a police officer pulls the husband over on a questionable traffic stop. Inspired by true events.

Director - La' Chris Jordan

LA’CHRIS JORDAN is an award-winning playwright and writer/director based in Los Angeles. For each project, La’Chris’ mission has been to create deeply compelling historical and social dramas centered on women and families. Her directorial debut JANUARY 14th has screened at numerous film festivals worldwide and received 40+ award wins and honors including an Africa Movie Academy Award nomination for Best Diaspora Short Film. Winner of The Script\

Lab’s Screenwriting Contest, La’Chris is a 2021 BIPOC Writers Fellow, a Stowe Story Labs alum, a finalist for the SAGindie Fellowship, a Second Rounder for the Sundance Episodic Lab as well as a semifinalist for the Lila Acheson American Playwriting Program at Juilliard. La’Chris’ military drama ROSES IN THE WATER placed in the Top 10% for the 2020 Academy Nicholl and was a Second Rounder for the 2021 MACRO x The Black List Feature Screenwriter
Incubator program. A West Coast and Louisiana native with indigenous and Jewish roots, La’Chris is a University of Washington grad and former journalist for The Gulf News in Dubai, UAE. She is currently developing a horror feature inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe with Level 4 Films.

CAST

 

Jasmine Runnels as Carina

Tyree Jamar as Michael

Tabitha Mitchell as Lisa

Brian Badolato as Officer Rodriguez


 

CREW

 

LA’CHRIS JORDAN

Executive Producer/Writer/Director

TONI BULLOCK

Co-Producer

BRIAN ISOM

Director of Photography

TIA LEWIS

Editor

MEGHAN GHERITY

Post-Production Supervisor

DORA HOPKINS

Script Supervisor

ROBERT STRONGER

Sound/Boom Operator

GUILHERME FREITAS

First Assistant Camera

DAVID GORDON

Gaffer

DAVID FLORES

Key Grip

CARLOS DELAROSA, JR.

Still Photographer

NICKY NORMAN AND JENNY NORMAN

Hair/Makeup

QUINCY VIDAURI

Police Technical Consultant

TYLER MITCHELL

Production Assistant

ANDREA BAYLISS

Production Assistant