ABOUT

This is a new age story about Afro millennials starting a creative collective and delving into concepts of culture, race, and heritage while living in the DC metropolitan area. The show is an unscripted self-contained docuseries.


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LOVE NAFI

Sultry with an intellectual edge, Love Nafi is an afropolitan with a mission to change the way our generation views the world.  She is an honors scholar and graduate of New York University and also completed her doctoral training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.  She began her career serving underprivileged populations in DC, NYC, and Baltimore as an arts mentor and health educator. Her notable experiences include developing educational initiatives at Riker’s Island Jail Academy and creating an original web series. She currently writes and produces multimedia content that draws inspiration from contemporary Pan- African ideology. www.lovenafi.com @love_nafi


NADIA MARIE SASSO

For Nadia Sasso, the connection to the African Diaspora has always been strong. Born in America to Sierra Leonean immigrant parents, Sasso is a leader in establishing social and entrepreneurial connections across cultures and fostering civic responsibility. Her recent film Am I has been featured in media platforms, such as Huffington Post, Blavity, The ColorLines, OkayAfrica, UBS, The Peace Corps and has been recognized by universities nationally and internationally. She is changing the conversation on what it means to be African and American in America and on the continent. www.iamnadiamarie.com @iamnadiamarie

THE TEAM
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: LOVE NAFI, NADIA MARIE SASSO
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: JESS BLAISE
CINEMATOGRAPHY: JNKYARD CINEMA
PR: MODUPE ARIEL
STYLIST: TIALIEJAH
MAKEUP: BEATFACE MOMMY, PICASODESIGNZ
SHOW DEVELOPMENT: SALIEU SIDIQUE
BRAND ADVISOR: SARRAN LAN JABBIE
PHOTOGRAPHER: GDAY PHOTOS

THE CAST

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