ANGEL KRISTI WILLIAMS is an award-winning writer & director from West Baltimore, Maryland. Her work has screened in art galleries, numerous festivals around the world and garnered the attention of Participant Media, while still in graduate film school at Columbia College Chicago. Utilizing her background in visual art, photography and experimental film, her work often embraces silence and the power of the image to tell the story. She seeks to change the way Black people are depicted onscreen, allowing her characters to be extraordinary and normal at the same time. Her most recent short film "Charlotte," won jury awards at Atlanta and Sarasota Film Festivals. Angel is a Film Independent Project Involve Fellow, winner of the Sony Pictures Diversity Fellowship, and recently named one of ten black directors to watch by Paste Magazine. She is based in Los Angeles and currently in post production on her feature directorial debut, Really Love starring Kofi Siriboe.