Award of Merit – “Beautiful Violence” (USA)

Title: Beautiful Violence
Runtime: 12 min
Country: USA
Director: Joey Medina
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: June, 2022

Synopsis: A powerful and gripping story about a white terminally ill businessman who uses racism to force an African American man he never met before to kill him in order for his family receive his life insurance money. Two individuals from opposite ends of society, come together violently to learn they both will do anything for their families.