Jae Thomas (Diana Coates) is a young professional in a loveless marriage. When husband, Carl (Keith Flowers) surprises her with his wishes for a divorce, Jae is forced to face the truth not only about her marriage, but also about herself. I wrote the "Chasing Pavement" screenplay in the fall of 2011 for a short film course, and produced & directed it in the spring of 2012 for a single cam directing course.
Secrets for Strangers is a short film about a recent college graduate who contemplates going to therapy. During her battle with this decision, the vital support needed from family and friends hangs in the balance as she comes face to face with the stigmas and taboos of therapy within African-American communities.