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 aim is to tell stories visually first, often using very little dialogue. She seeks to change the way black people are represented, allowing her characters to live and breathe onscreen in ways we seldom see. 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 currently in development on her feature directorial debut.