If you haven’t you can now watch the series, “Sixteen Unsweetened” in a YearSoul Productions playlist.
Also my second production company, For Art’s Sake 125, has decided to release shorts from our 10 short films collaborative movie, “Drinking From Cups Not Meant For Us”. The first short is a mini poetic film directed and produced by me. – Simone Kali
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“Sixteen Unsweetened” – a coming of age drama about black teenage girl in NYC.
Things are not entirely as they first seemed when Jada settles on hanging out with Shawn. She reflects on a conversation she had with her Aunt Kim. A friendship may be lost. Something will change forever.
First episode of YearSoul produced series, “Sixteen Unsweetened”.
Episode 1: Happy Birthday
Jada wake up on her sixteenth birthday to not much fanfare. A group interaction makes her uneasy about her personality. Jada is angered and confronts her cousin Tyreek amongst his friends.
“Sixteen Unsweetened” is a dramatic series about a 16 year old girl who feels invisible and lost trying to be seen in her urban setting as a young woman. When Jada finally turns sweet sixteen and doesn’t feel a big difference in her life, she seeks to what and who she knows. Her assumptions and naivete make her miss the larger picture and leads her to everything she always knew to avoid.