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*This film is  a part of kweliTV's On The Come Up series in which we showcase the short films of promising black student filmmakers.*

Denise Williams, a young and passionate reporter at Real News Atlanta, is up for a career changing opportunity at her job. Unfortunately, her hairdresser bails on her at last minute, leaving her with no choice but to wear her natural hair to work on the same day her new opportunity takes place. Her manager, Todd, notices Denise's new hairstyle and demands she changes it immediately. Now Denise is left with a life changing decision between her career and staying true to herself. What will she choose?

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Sydney Taylor

Sydney Taylor is a creative film producer from Atlanta, Georgia and a recent
graduate of Savannah State University’s Business program and Georgia's
State University's Mass Communications program. During her graduate years
at GSU, she studied film and writing in Ecuador, learning more about
Ecuadorian culture and Afro-Ecuadorians in media. Sydney has worked as a
social media editor and writer for two successful women: Jini Thornton
and April Love. Some of the projects she has help developed are Atlanta
International Fashion Week, Never Broke Nation, Praise in the Park, and
BMI awards.

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