PANEL | DIVERSITY ON & OFF SCREEN SERIES: BLACK WOMEN IN FILM
A powerful discussion on the challenges facing Black Women in the independent film industry. Through a historical chronology, this conference will highlight the evolution of the black woman within the cinema’s independent practices. Have things progresses? If yes, in which ways and how do we see the future
Meet your Panelists
Kirsten Olivia Taylor : gifted actress, singer and songwriter. She has performed in 'Black Cop', 'Diggstown', 'The Book of Negroes' and 'Spinster' to name a few.
Erica- Meuss Saunders: A filmmaker who has completed several documentaries and is making a name for herself in the Nova Scotians film industry. An entrepreneur with a background in writing, Erica has written two books and has also worked in various positions in film industry On and Off camera.
Koumbie: Actress, Dancer and Award winning Director and Producer. She was nominated for 3 ACTRA Maritime Awards and her short film Hustle & Heart won Short Film Face - Off. Her next short film, Horizontal Concavity, won Best regional Short at the Bluenose Ability Film Festival.
Evelyn C. White: is an American writer and editor. Her books include the collection Black Women's Health Book: Speaking for Ourselves and the biography Alice Walker: A Life