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Adele Oni stars as Jade, a successful freelance photographer who is hopelessly in love with her best friend of 10 years, bar manager Danny (played by Kadeem Pearse). She discovers through several challenging encounters both personally and professionally that the one thing keeping them from happy ever after is her inherent beauty – her complexion and skin tone. Her shade. FESTIVALS/AWARDS Best Film Directed by a Woman of Color - African Diaspora Film Festival NYC; Cannes Film Festival; Pan African Film Festival; British Urban Film Festival; the Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival, Da Bounce Urban Film Festival and the Women of The Lens Film Festival