DAYLIGHT

a short film

LOGLINE

A ballet dancer struggles to cope with the realities of her new life after one night goes terribly wrong.

Written and Directed by

Yaa Asantewaa Faraji

 

Produced by Bree K. Jones

 

Cinematography by Eze Egeonuigwe

it was just another day...

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THE STORY

There's nothing special about Amber. She works from home, gets high, watches TV and wears her mask like a good samaritan... most of the time. But when Amber finds herself in a situation she didn't ask for, Amber must come to terms with her addiction, sexuality and manifest destiny.

Drama, Comedy | 15 min

ABOUT

DAYLIGHT is a short film developed by independent BIPOC filmmakers. 

The DAYLIGHT team is committed to telling enriched stories highlighting vulnerable human beings in vulnerable situations from the lens of POC creative.

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PRIMARY CAST

 

CINEMATOGRAPHER EZE EGEONUIGWE is the CEO of VisualsbyEze, LLC and a freelance photographer, videographer, and creative director who creates images and visuals driven through passion and the willingness to be unique. He has worked with multiple talent throughout Los Angeles, including Kendrick Lamar, Davido, Ieema Copeland and others.

 

Eze envisions himself using his passion to showcase the beauty of every person he meets, spreading positive energy through his art. 

PRODUCER BREE K. JONES is a Deaf Culture Merger, one of the Creators of the web-series I Hear You, and a Biola University Psychology graduate. 
 

Bree received the Encouragement Award from Black Women Rock Nationally Women’s Organization for her work and has been featured by HuffPost, PopSugar, Ai-Media, Voyage LA, Deaf Boss, the RiRi Show and other media outlets.

THE TEAM

WRITER/DIRECTOR YAA ASANTEWAA FARAJI is a Los Angeles-based writer, spoken word poet and author of Calabama, a January 2021 Amazon Best Selling anthology published through World Stage Press. 

 

Faraji is a monthly Da Poetry Lounge slam champion, VoyageLA's 2020 Hidden Gem of Los Angeles nominee and has guest featured at The Los Angeles Film School, FOX Soul, The Pan African Film Festival and others. 

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