Directed By Alba Roland Mejia.
In this poetic piece by Alba Roland Mejia, we’re exposed to the process in where the innate goodness of black men can deteriorate through day to day existence. The short follows an Oakland native, both in his inner monologue and his outward experience. The piece was either shoot on film or has a nice grain finish giving it a dream like feel.
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My Own Mecca is the story of an Oakland native navigating his way through life by having to contort who he is as a person in order to make it through these various situations. It highlights the micro-aggressions that black men face on a day to day basis that can slowly deteriorate their sense of self.