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Valentina, a day-walking black vampire protected from the sun by her melanin, is forced to restrain her bloodlust to regain custody of her estranged daughters.


Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Sierra Leonean-American Filmmaker Nikyatu's films have screened at festivals nationally and internationally. Three of her shorts were acquired by and aired on HBO, her most recent being FLOWERS, which she co-wrote and co-directed. Nikyatu's feature screenplay FREE THE TOWN was one of 12 projects invited to participate in Sundance Institute’s inaugural Diverse Writers Workshop. Her latest film SUICIDE BY SUNLIGHt: a project funded by THROUGH HER LENS sponsored by the Tribeca Film Institute and Chanel, made its debut at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Nikyatu is an Assistant Professor at George Mason University where she teaches Screenwriting and Directing. more...

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