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Yellow Girl and Me

Yellow Girl and Me

Set in the Jamaican countryside, a young child named Nicole waits for her sister, Yellow Girl, to teach her how to swim. Like the water, Nicole does not resist; she flows, and nothing can stand in her way. Circumstances escalate when Yellow Girl breaks her promise and Nicole realizes that she is next in line for a lifestyle of sexual abuse. Nicole is forced to decide how far she will go in order to protect herself and her sister.

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Yellow Girl and Me (2019)

Short (19mins) Narrative

Region:

United States

Language:

English

Rating:

No Rating

Director(s):

Isabella Issa

Showtimes:

Thu 10 Sep 2020, ALL DAY *, ttff/20 Online—Orange Bundle

* ALL DAY films are available for viewing from
12.00 am (midnight) until 11.59 pm of the above-mentioned dates.

T+T Premiere


Isabella Issa

Isabella Issa

Isabella Issa was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, where she developed a curiosity for the relationship between human beings and their surroundings. She received her MFA in Directing from the AFI Conservatory and a BA in Film Production from Pepperdine University. Born of Lebanese descent, Isabella yearns to tell stories which are not included in the master narrative. Her passion lies in the outliers – in human beings and their differences.

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