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.
Short (19mins) Narrative | United States
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.