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Introducing Shadow and Act's #BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak series featuring 33 women film visionaries
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet Cathleen Campbell, an NYC filmmaker who refuses to let Harriet Tubman down
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet LA-based Martine Jean, who comes from a family of frustrated artists who prioritized family as immigrants
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet LA-based #NumaPerrier, lover of stripped down, raw cinema - Like her bizarre, sexual, coming-of-age feature
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet London-based #SadeAdeniran: "I Have A responsibility to tell my truth as a British Nigerian"
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet #NYC-based #LydiaDarly, born and raised in Paris, originally from Guadeloupe, with a career that started in #Italy
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet London-based #SheilaNortley: "Success is spiritual; A purification of the soul; It’s love; It’s truth"
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet NYC-based Dr. Gillian Scott-Ward, a clinical psychologist and first-time documentary filmmaker
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet South African writer-director #ZamoMkhwanazi: "Story is king. A visual feast will make it memorable."
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet LA-based "Lone Wolf" Tanya Wright: "An artist’s job is to educate and inspire, cajole and interrogate."…
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet #GrosIslet, Saint Lucia-based #DavinaLee: "What does success look like for me? @Ava DuVernay of the Caribbean"
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet Dallas-based #SeckeitaLewis: "With a marketing and engineering background, my path to filmmaking has been unconventional"
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet Edinburgh, Scotland-based #VictoriaThomas: "My challenge is being able to reach black audiences outside the USA"
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet NYC-based #IquoBEssien: "As a Black African female, I will always be in the position of convincing someone who doesn’t look like me to support my film"
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet Miami, FL-Based April Dobbins: "I push through because I think about how many doors I'm opening for other women like me."
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet Toronto-based Aundreya Thompson: "We are all in this together. Different stages, but still together."
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet LA-based #DaphneGabriel: "I feel the responsibility of contributing to the culture because stories make us more empathetic"
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet DC-based #CharneiceFox: "My goal is to leave a legacy for my children. Figuring out how to balance work, craft & living can be difficult"
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet London-based Clare Anyiam-Osigwe: "I'm constantly discouraged by negative people, but I use this as fuel to keep on succeeding"
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet London-based #DionneWalker: "I’m a political and social being, so the need to represent for the culture is automatic"
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet Los Angeles-based #NiaSymone: "I simply hope to add my name to the movement."
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet Lagos, Nigeria-based #EmaEdosio, who aims to be one of Africa's best filmmakers
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet Atlanta-based Tomeka M. Winborne, who is passionate about creating opportunities for others
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet LA-based #ThembiBanks who wants to make commercially-viable indie films
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet London-based Tai Grace, an American in the UK, pursuing a creative career
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet Atlanta-based #BettinaHorton, who wants her films to positively affect lives
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet Dallas-based Tasha Edinbyrd, who hopes her film will educate and create awareness
#BlackWomenFilmmakersSpeak: Meet London-Based Silvano Griffith-Francis, a playwright and actress venturing into film

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