About the Filmmaker

Ayoka Chenzira, also known by her friends as Ayo, is an award-winning artist who works with the moving image as a filmmaker and interaction designer.  She is considered the first African-American female animator and one of the first to write produce and direct a 35mm feature film. To learn more about her visit www.ayomentary.com. She chronicles her work at www.ayomentary.com/chronicle








                  Ayo, Self Portrait 2017