It Comes in Waves - Zargara

It Comes in Waves

A film by Fitch Jean
Project Title:
It Comes in Waves
Feature Film – Drama, Crime – Ontario, Canada – 2024
Color | English  | 4:3, 2.39:1, 2.75:1  | Stereo, 5.1 | 104'
A family of four escapes the genocide in Rwanda and lands in Ottawa. They quickly learn that the grass is not always greener on the other side.
Cast & Crew:
Adrian Walters ... Akai
Nendia Lewars ... Zera
Ryan Rosery ... Terrell
Katherine Stella Duncan ... Sharon
Mckenzie Small ... Stacey
Olunike Adeliyi ... Sonia
Brandon McKnight ... Capo
Franckie Francois ... Drifty
Tomas Chovanec ... Norm
Patrick Rubayiza ... Emmanuel
Tim Finningan ... Policer Officer
Stefan Keyes ... News Anchor
Emmanuel Kabongo ... Coach Patterson
Chidubem Rafael Echendu ... Steve
Marium Carvell ... Juanita
Marshall Ubaruta ... Habimana
ELIJAH OBASI ... Young Akai
Camille Ella Laborde ... Zera (2)
Mittal Patel ... Mr. Fowaz
D’amour Selemani ... Radio Announcer
Directed by: Fitch Jean
Story by: Fitch Jean, Sammy Mohamed,
Written by: Sammy Mohamed
Produced by: Amir Zargara

Executive Producer: Fitch Jean, Weggon Allen, Adrian Walters, Lovell Adams-Gray, Franck Fon, Kerbens Boisette

Director of Photography: Jelan Maxwell
Editor: Fitch Jean
Music by: Caroline-Jayne Gleave
Sound Editor + Sound Mixer: Amir Mohabbati

Art Director: Elizabeth Fitzpatrick
Wardrobe: Alex Raymond
MUA/hair: Stephanie Jones

Casting: Rachel Osbourne, Fitch Jean, Amir Zargara
Production Sound Mixer: Justin Li
Associate producer: Trinh Kien, Marshall Ubaruta, Daniel Shojaei, Rodney Jr Basquin
1st AD: Trinh Kien

Script supervisor: Ro Sullivan
Script Editor: Robbie Robertson
Dialect to Olunike Adeliyi: Marshall Ubaruta
Asst. Producer/Craft/Transpo: Kabure Reganda
BTS photo/Video: Kerbens Boisette
Gaffer: Romanesh Reynoso
Best Boy: Avery Wilton
1st AC: Mason Thivierge
2nd AC: Julien Mamazza
Grip: Hammam Alashi
Asst art director: Joy Muraca
GNE Swing: Nathan Yee
GNE Swing: Owen Beualne
Set Tutor: Katherine Stella Duncan
Daily Asst art director: Tomas Chovanec
Daily 2nd AD: Brendan Butt
Daily 2nd AC: Ramzi Estephan
Daily 2nd AC: Taylor Rice
Daily PA: Juan Manuel Huerta Galicia
Daily PA: Stefan Supplice
Daily BTS photographer: Ali Boty

Toronto Crew
1st AC: Roy Zheng
2nd AC: Dongjie Lai
Gaffer: Mladjen Radulovic
Grip: Victor On
Production Sound Mixer: Adam Laycock

Lawyer: Byron Pascoe at Edwards Law
Catering: Taste Sweet Life
Production Office: Lenz Studio
Camera equipment: Lenz Rental, Ontario Camera
Sound Equipment: Serotonin Sound

Singer/Songwriter: Ninette Nyiringango
Producer: Aron NiyitungaSong
Sound Engineer: Dave Draves

Land acknowledgment:

We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gathered, is the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People. The Algonquin peoples have lived on this land since time immemorial. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to shoot our film in this territory.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

We would like to acknowledge funding support from the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.

We gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the City of Ottawa.

Production Companies:
Zargara Productions
Lenz Films
In association with BDB Productions

Ⓒ Siblings Feature Film Inc. 2024
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