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PROCLAMATION PUNCTUATION \ 9 mins \ United States

Proclamation Punctuation is an enthralling fashion film centered on a fabulously fascinating woman reciting a short soliloquy paying homage to her love of using exclamation points in her missives. Periods are so period, where as an exclamation point livens up a sentence! There is simply nothing worse than a long dragged out sentence ending in an uninspiring dull dot! So when exclamation points are your philosophy on life, one must always keep it on the up beat!

FESTIVALS/AWARDS

Best Experimental Film - Reel Sisters Film Festival; Best Experimental Film - DC Black Film Festival; Best Visual Moving Art - Paris Art & Movie Awards; Best Editor - The People's Film Festival; Best Diaspora Narrative Short - Silicon Valley African Film Festival; Stylemaker Award - The Taste Awards; Best Short Film - The Langston Hughes African American Film Festival; Best Short Film - Festival International du Film Pan African Cannes; Best Editing & Director's Choice Award - Diversity in Cannes; African American Women in Cinema Film Festival; Mercedes-Benz Bokeh Fashion Film Festival; Harlem International Film Festival; La Jolla Fashion Film Festival; Blackstar Film Festival; African World Film Festival; International Black Film Festival; Baltimore Black Film Festival

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Sewra G Kidane

Sewra G Kidane is a renowned Creative Commercial Film Editor, working with fashion and beauty brands such as Creme of Nature, Estée Lauder, Herring & Herring, and Ooshie. She has an innate ability with her editing style, elevating the quality of the footage, whether its high budget beauty rushes, gritty digital handheld material, or found media and transforming it from a raw concept into a stylized spot. A native New Yorker and a graduate of Emerson College, Boston, Ms. Kidane is currently based in New York City. Along with cutting client work and directing fashion films, she also teaches “Fashion + Film” at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

Ms. Kidane is also the highly acclaimed Director and Editor of the award-winning fashion film, “Punctuation Proclamation”. The film has been featured in various national media outlets and has been named on Forbes’ list of “The 12 Best Fashion Films” along with winning several awards, including “Best Visual Moving Art”, “Best Short Film” and “Best Glam Fashion Film”. Noticing a lack of Black fashion, glamour, and beauty being shown and celebrated, particularly in the fashion film world, Ms. Kidane decided to create her own lane. Her vision combined with her meticulous artistry has allowed her to pave a new style of fashion films. Ms. Kidane is currently in post on her strikingly dynamic follow-up fashion film “As Above”, which is loosely based on the 2nd Law of The Universe; The Law Correspondence, ‘As Above, So Below’.

All from this director.

SPEAK YOUR TRUTH!