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Medicine for Melancholy (2007)


Directed by Barry Jenkins
90 minutes, USA

Description:

A love story of bikes and one-night stands told through two African-American twenty-somethings dealing with issues of class, identity, and the evolving conundrum of being a minority living in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco.

Awards (n=1):


Sarasota Film Festival (2008)

FESTIVAL HISTORY: n=6

  1. Boston Independent Film Festival (2008)
     
  2. Indie Memphis Film Festival (2008)
     
  3. San Francisco International Film Festival (2008)
     
  4. Sarasota Film Festival (2008)
     
  5. Sidewalk Moving Pictures Festival (2008)
     
  6. South by Southwest Film Festival (2008)
     

PEER FILMS: n=31
(films that share at least 3 festivals)

  1. A Catalog of Anticipations (4 festivals)
  2. American Teen (4 festivals)
  3. At the Death House Door (4 festivals)
  4. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (4 festivals)
  5. Intimidad (4 festivals)
  6. Mongol (4 festivals)
  7. My Effortless Brilliance (4 festivals)
  8. Not Your Typical Bigfoot Movie (4 festivals)
  9. We Are Wizards (4 festivals)
  10. Woodpecker (4 festivals)
  11. 'Bama Girl (3 festivals)
  12. 34x25x36 (3 festivals)
  13. Crawford (3 festivals)
  14. Dance of the Dead (3 festivals)
  15. Flow: For Love of Water (3 festivals)
  16. Glory at Sea (3 festivals)
  17. JUMP! (3 festivals)
  18. La Corona (3 festivals)
  19. Madame Tutli-Putli (3 festivals)
  20. Man (3 festivals)
  21. Mister Lonely (3 festivals)
  22. Natural Causes (3 festivals)
  23. Secrecy (3 festivals)
  24. Song Sung Blue (3 festivals)
  25. Spider (3 festivals)
  26. The Black List (3 festivals)
  27. The Heist (3 festivals)
  28. The New Year Parade (3 festivals)
  29. The Order of Myths (3 festivals)
  30. The Toe Tactic (3 festivals)
  31. Throw Down Your Heart (3 festivals)