BREAK -- SHORT FILM

BREAK explores a single mother handling a custody battle, low-wages, and a water crisis.

One day at the grocery store, out of shame and guilt for not being able to buy her little girl some candy, she steals a chocolate bar for her daughter, and consequences ensue.

  • Kiara Barnes
    Director
    Triggered
  • Celeste Banks
    Writer
    Loserville, Harper's Radar, Broken Shells
  • Celeste Banks
    Producer
  • Kiara Barnes
    Producer
  • Jatona King
    Key Cast
    "Terry Edwards"
    Mother's Day, Snapped, Fatal Attraction
  • Kaci Burton
    Key Cast
    "Jessie Edwards "
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 10, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    1,800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    4K
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Kiara Barnes

Kiara Barnes is a filmmaker born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Studying at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, Kiara graduated with a B.S. in Sport Management and Minor in Business. During her undergraduate tenure, she worked for various sports organizations, such as NFL, NBA, and MLB. After graduation, Kiara transitioned out of sports to pursue her lifelong passion for film. Currently, Kiara is working as a Director and Script Supervisor for independent productions in the Atlanta area.

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