Based on an oral history from the W.P.A. Writers, Tobacco Burn is set thirty-five years before the Civil War at the height of American slavery. When two of the enslaved weigh the complexities of killing their overseer, each develop a different understanding towards violence, acting on which could cost all of them their lives.
Runtime: 17 Minutes
Award: Grand Jury Prize, Best Cinematography (Zachary Halberd)
, Best Director (Justin Liberman)