Women Sweet on Women: Black Lesbian Film Festival

A Celebration of Audre Lorde's Birthday

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Ada Gay Griffin is an African-American activist workiing in electronic media and film production. She was formerly exectuive director of Tird World Newsreel and works to ensure a flourishing furture for producers of color in progressive media. Griffin studied art, political science, and black feminist writing at Hampshire College, where she studied the works of Audre Lorde.

Michelle Parkerson is an award-winning filmmaker based in Washington, D.C., whose work has screened at the Sundance Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival, and the American Film Institute. She has documented the lives of LGBTQ icon Audre Lorde (A Litany for Survival), jazz innovator Betty Carter (...But Then, She's Betty Carter), international a cappella activists Sweet Honey in the Rock (Gotta Make This Journey), and legendary male impersonator Stormé DeLarverie (Stormé: The Lady of the Jewel Box).

Katina Parker is a Durham-based filmmaker, photographer, writer, graphic designer, cultural curator, social media expert, and communications consultant who has advised both the Ford Foundation's Just Films and the Association of Independents in Radio's Makers Quest 2.0 initiatives.