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A woman discovers her family’s magical, cathartic process of coping with death, all through her mother’s sacred china.

Ciara Boniface is a 24-year old freelance director, editor, and writer currently based in Los Angeles. Ciara graduated from the University of North Texas with a B.A in Media Arts and honors as Summa Cum Laude. In February 2018, Ciara won a nationwide search for the ‘Next Visionary Filmmaker’ -- an award presented by Walt Disney Studios, Nissan, and Wrinkle in Time director, Ava DuVernay. Ciara strives to shine light on social and Southern-based issues in her work while providing representation for Black women in the horror/ thriller sphere. In 2019, Ciara's short film Skintight launched on Gunpowder and Sky's horror platform ALTER, an online space aimed at giving a voice to emerging horror filmmakers. Since 2021, Ciara has worked as an editor at Legion Post, a video editing company based in LA. Ciara has edited commercials for brands such as Allbirds, Eco Style, and Barton Perreira. She has edited two feature films, one of which premiered on Lifetime Network. more...

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