About this submission
'Pegasus' is an Afro-surrealist short that follows Ahmen -- a young black father. After a brutal interaction with the Police, he runs through the streets of Chicago until he makes it home. Upon arriving, he falls into a heated conversation with his father. In the interest of his daughter, he decides to lead the police away from the house. Through sheer will of determination, he discovers a makeshift spacecraft that offers him a way of escape.