*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.*

Nia and her sister Jean have an estranged relationship after Jean becomes close with alcohol and partying, around the same time Nia was going through a break up with her fiancé. Jean now returns a year later hoping to mend the relationship with her sister. However, she has a secret that will rip their relationship apart for good. (Mature themes)

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Shania Banton

Shania Banton is an actress, writer, director, and editor  from Queens, New York. She has written countless screenplays but officially put her most personal  story WAVES into production during summer of 2017. Banton has worked on countless other projects as the director, cinematographer, and editor, the projects consist of Chins Kit-Chin, Terry Wilsons A Theater Documentary, Breaking Barriers, and more. Banton’s show has been recognized by director Spike Lee and scenes will be featured in upcoming Uber documentary. Bantons coming projects consist of a reprise of the Breaking Barriers series, a documentary about American children with Caribbean parents, and a documentary about people of color in European countries. She travels the world working and collaborating with other directors such as Sheridan De Myers and Pop Shain. Not only does Banton work in film and media but she is graduating with her Bachelors degree in Advertising Marketing communications, with a minor in film and media from Fashion Institute of Technology in May of 2018. 

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