Synopsis: In The Morning is a feature film about love and its inevitable change/decline. It charts the emotional anatomy of the lives, loves, infidelities, and enduring friendships of a group of inter-connected New Yorkers over the course of one day.
Starring: De’Adre Aziza, Kim Hill, Emayatzy Corinealdi and Jacky Ido
Director: Nefertite Nguvu
Producer: Nefertite Nguvu, Erin Judd, Jamia Tyler
Screenwriter: Nefertite Nguvu
Cinematographer: Arthur Jafa
Editor: Rebecca Beluk
Sound: Caleb Mose
Company/School Name: Hollywood Africans
Running Time: 75:00
Country of Production: USA
Year Completed: 2014
About the Director:
Nefertite is a graduate of New York’s School of Visual Arts, where she obtained a B.F.A in Film. Her thesis project at SVA won the award for Outstanding Screenplay. With her company Hollywood Africans LLC, Nefertite has written, produced, and directed two short films: a uniquely stylized black and white romance entitled “I Want You,” in 2007, and “The End of Winter,” an emotional meditation on loss in 2009, both of which screened at numerous film festivals. Nefertite also directed a ten-part web series entitled “The Road to U.N.I.T.Y” which chronicles the life of five aspiring female emcees hand picked by, and featuring Queen Latifah for Cover Girl and Flavor Unit Entertainment. “In The Morning” marks her feature film debut.