Prof. Kwayana's new film "By Water" selected to screen at Sundance Film Festival '23

Film and Media Studies Assoc. Professor Iyabo Kwayana's film BY WATER will premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2023 on January 22nd in the Animated Shorts category.  

Kwayana - a 2020 BlackStar Pitch recipient - created a film to "complete the story." The film pays homage to her brother, joining him on a transformative journey that culminates in catharsis for our unlikely hero.  Director Iyabo Kwayana and the treasured animation team will appear in person for 4 festival screenings and two community screenings.  

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