Guyana | 5 mins
One night, after eating a full plate of “Cookup,” for dinner, a girl heads to bed while chatting on her phone. What happens next leaves one to wonder if what happens in the dark truly comes to light.
Director: Andrea Bryan-Garner
Writer, Second Camera, Editor: Andrea Bryan-Garner
Assistant Director: Janiel Lee
Cinematographer: Patrick Ramsammy
Cast: Nathaya Whaul
*The Darkness was made as part of the inaugural 592 48HR Film Challenge, held in Guyana, by Bent Street Films.
At 37, Andrea Bryan-Garner has worked in the Guyanese media for the past 21 years with a focus on Television Production. Another short ‘Street Life’ was edited by her during the Ohio University/University of Guyana workshop and she is the Coordinator of an award winning youth and multimedia advocacy NGO – Youth Media Guyana. Andrea is now the Program Developer with responsibility for Programming at Guyana’s national radio and television station, the National Communication Network Inc. (NCN) and hopes to create a larger platform for the creative arts through television, radio and film.
About Bent Street Films
Bent Street Films LLC is a film and media production company and consultancy service geared towards creating creative projects independently and collaboratively in the US and abroad.