albert! or, my life in the ocean

is a short film written & directed by  anderson matthew.

the film follows a young boy in the 1960s american midwest who dreams of a better life and surfing on the west coast.

filmed in orange, santa ana, and laguna, california. kodak 16mm. 28 minutes. 2010.

starring trevor jackson, robin ray eller, thomas bell, dante swain, precious holloway

producer joseph ross halegua, editor craig orsland, cinematographer jonathan bruno, production design roxanne mobley, wardrobe christina wong, music konish dutta, michael bulanti & kelly rogers.


honolulu museum of art 

honolulu african american film festival

santa cruz film festival 
langston hughes african american film festival

african american film marketplace & s.e. manly short film showcase

available on dvd by oracle releasing

imdb trailer

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