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.
Jasmine Runnels as Carina
Tyree Jamar as Michael
Tabitha Mitchell as Lisa
Brian Badolato as Officer Rodriguez
Director of Photography
First Assistant Camera
CARLOS DELAROSA, JR.
NICKY NORMAN AND JENNY NORMAN
Police Technical Consultant