When it Rains

When it Rains

On New Year’s Day, a man tries to help a woman pay her rent and learns a lesson in connecting with others in a community. A short film by Charles Burnett (Killer of Sheep, To Sleep with Anger) that remains a masterpiece of storytelling

When it Rains

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  • When It Rains

    On New Year’s Day, a man tries to help a woman pay her rent and learns a lesson in connecting with others in a community. Ayuko Babu, founding director of the Pan African Film Festival of Los Angeles, assumes the lead role in a pleasingly empathic reading.