by Latoya Peterson
One of the reasons I enjoy shorts programs is the sheer variety of content that you see. After eyeing the selections at the DC APA Film Fest this year, I decided to head over to check out the “You Thought You Had It Tough” series. While I had originally gone for Excuse My Gangsta Ways (which I discussed over at Jezebel), there was another movie that caught my attention from the first frame: Wesley Du’s If I Was Like You.
(Warning: Massive Spoilers Ahead. Race is woven into the plot, so I can’t easily discuss the film without revealing the major plot points of the movie. If you have a chance to see it, I highly suggest you do so. ) Continue reading