photo credit: Kirby Griffin

photo credit: Kirby Griffin

Angel Kristi Williams

Angel Kristi Williams is an award-winning writer/director from Baltimore, Maryland. Her work has screened in art galleries, numerous festivals around the world and garnered the attention of Participant Media, while completing her MFA at Columbia College Chicago. Utilizing her background in photography and experimental film, her aim is to tell stories visually first.  She seeks to build upon representations of the black body in cinema and allows black characters to live and breathe onscreen in all the ways we seldom see.  Her most recent short film "Charlotte," won jury prizes 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 currently oversees selection and all aspects of Project Involve and is in development on her feature directorial debut.