Chasing Waterfalls

Chasing WaterfallsRelease Date:  5/8/16; TV One
Genre:   Drama
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  Unknown
Director:  Ryan Richmond
Cast:  Drew Sidora, Jasmine Guy, Tim Reid, Joyful Drake, Daniel May, Kisa Willis.

Story:  Chasing Waterfalls is the modern telling of the biblical Book of David transported to the cut-throat world of fashion.

Olivia, an up-and-coming fashion designer gets the opportunity of a lifetime to work for icon Salma Barrie.  But things go out of control when Olivia must step up to save the company and fight against a former co-worker who has started a competing company.

Chasing Waterfalls navigates the treacherous, cutthroat waters of the fashion industry while gently teaching viewers about obedience, faithfulness and God’s grace. The story follows the journey of Olivia (Sidora), an aspiring fashion designer, who is striving for success while working for Salma Barrie, the owner of a once fruitful, eponymous clothing brand. As she jumps at the opportunity to become the new fashion “It Girl,” Olivia must balance her family responsibilities, especially the caring of her aging father Quincy (Tim Reid) and troublesome sister Coco (Kisa Willis).

As a result of Salma Barrie’s lead designer Hiram Locke (Daniel May) defecting to launch a high-profile competing line, Olivia is given an opportunity to help her suffering firm by introducing her own designs. Her life quickly spirals out-of-control as she takes advantage of and hurts the people who helped her along the way including her closest ally, Salma’s son Cabot (Redaric Williams).  Matters become dire when Salma’s daughter Doreen (Joyful Drake) hatches her own plan for the company. Salma, who though pleased with the success of her brand, her jealousy towards Olivia could bring this fashion house toppling down.  Sources:  TV One, It Needs To Be CED.

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Sister Code

Sister CodeRelease Date:  5/8/15 (In Theaters – Limited)
Genre:  Comedy/Drama
Rating:  R
Running Time:  84 mins.
Studio: A I R Media, GVN Releasing
Director:  Corey Grant

Cast:  Amber Rose (Lexi), Eva Marcille (Sheila), Drew Sidora (Lavae), Marcus T. Paulk (Lil Danger), Don Hale, Jr. (Brian), Anne-Marie Johnson (Mama Layne), Amin Joseph (Thomas), Sade Kimora Young (Young Sheila), Asia Monet Ray (Young Lexi), Laya DeLeon Hayes (Young Lavae), Essence Atkins (Corrine Wells), Erica Ash (Jamaya).

Story:  Sister Code is the funny and touching story of three foster sisters with drastically different personalities, living together in Los Angeles. Amber Rose plays Lexi, the free-spirited artist; Eva Marcille is Sheila, the corporate killer with a soft side, and Drew Sidora works her magic as Lavae, the glue that keeps the family together.

With the revered matriarch of the family gone, the James girls must learn to navigate the choppy waters of love, life and sisterhood without her. And when a tragic sisterly secret is revealed, they must learn to dig deep, put their differences aside, and tap into that never-ending bond instilled in them by their beloved foster mother.

Through it all, our three sisters will grow closer, love harder, and ultimately prove that mama James was right all along… blood may be thicker than water, but love is thicker than everything. The story of the James sisters will inspire all of us to celebrate the most important people in our lives: our family.  Source:  sistercodemovie.com, official site; IMDB.

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The Choir Director

Drama in the Church

Release Date:   2/5/18 (TBA)
Genre:  Drama
Rating: NR
Running Time: Unknown
Studio: Urban Books Media
Director: Trey Haley
Cast:  Darrin Dewitt Henson (Aaron Mackie), Christian Keyes (Dante Wilson), Clifton Powell (Bishop T.K. Wilson), Valarie Pettiford (First Lady Charlene Wilson), Denise Boutte (Simone Wilcox), Drew Sidora (Tanisha), Kellita Smith (Anita Emerson), Roger Guenveur Smith (Trustee Jonathan Smith), Rose Wakesho (Aisha), Jaleel White (Deacon James Black), Anna Maria Horsford (Deaconess Moss).

Details:  Part Two of New York Times bestselling author Carl Weber’s “Drama in the Church” trilogy  – The Preacher’s Son, The Choir Director and The First Lady.

Story:  Bishop T.K. Wilson has done all he can to make First Jamaica Ministries a success, but with his last choir director getting caught in a scandal, attendance and cash flow are down. The Bishop is counting on a new choir director to revive the church. Little does he know, this decision may also put his job as the Bishop — as well as his family — in jeopardy. Source: IMDB.  Photo Source:  Facebook.

Could This Be Love

Could This Be LoveRelease Date:  5/27/14; DVD
Genre:  Romance
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  86 mins.
Studio:  Entertainment One
Director:  Cardinal Lamberto
Cast:  Drew Sidora (Sandra), Steven Sutton (Terrance), Thomas Mikal Ford/Tommy Ford, Dominique Duvernay, Romeo Miller.

Story:  Sandra a small town country girl, returns home after college to take over the family business, her father’s beloved bed and breakfast. Facing an unfaithful husband and a dysfunctional relationship with her mother, she finds herself at a difficult crossroads. Everything changes, however, when Terrance a young, handsome lawyer checks in and opens her eyes to an entirely different life filled with happiness. (Source: promotional material).

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