2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

9 Rides

Saturday, March 12
5:00PM - 6:26PM


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An Uber driver clocks in to work on New Year’s Eve, the busiest night of the year. The night takes him all across the city as he transports nine different groups of passengers who help him come to terms with life changing news.

Section: Narrative Spotlight
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2015
Runtime: 86min

Director: Matthew A. Cherry

Executive Producer: Matthew A. Cherry, Dorian Missick, Dana Anderson

Producer: Jerome Caldwell, Matthew Keene Smith, Datari Turner, Natasha Ward, Jaia Thomas, Monica A. Young, R. Vaughn Gill

Screenwriter: Matthew A. Cherry

Cinematographer: Richard Vialet

Editor: Matthew A. Cherry

Music: Donald Hayes

Additional Credits: Casting Director: Natasha Ward, Legal: Jaia Thomas, First Assistant Director: Martel "TZ" Shaw, Sound Mixer: Ernest J. Saunders III, First Assistant Camera: Edgar Machuca, Second Assistant Camera: Paris McCoy, Key Makeup Artist: Starlynn Burden, Re-Recording Mixer: Caleb Hollenback, Colorist: Eric McClain

Principal Cast: Dorian Missick, Omar Dorsey, Robinne Lee, Xosha Roquemore, Amin Joseph, Skye P. Marshall, Thomas Q. Jones, Tracie Thoms, Aasha Davis, Sujata Day


Matthew A. Cherry is a former NFL player turned director. His feature debut THE LAST FALL (starring Lance Gross and Nicole Beharie) premiered at SXSW in 2012 and won Best Screenplay at the American Black Film Festival. As a music video director, he's worked with artists such as Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams and Snoop Dogg.

Public Film Contact
Matthew A. Cherry
Matthew A. Cherry Entertainment

Publicity Contact
Eseel Borlasa



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