About this submission
This is a first rough cut of our film, Little Men.
Ayesha Adu is an award-winning director, writer, producer, actor, and editor who creates compelling projects on shoe-string budgets. She is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has been living here for 27 years. Her previous artistic work has been about the darkness of human nature, child abuse, and familial dysfunction.
In 2017, Ayesha was awarded an Emerging Artist Grant from VSA Minnesota to develop the feature length screenplay, “Stardust,” and to provide a staged reading of the finished script in 2018. Ayesha also received a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant in 2018, to produce and direct her short screenplay, “Little Men.” This is her second film in 18 years.
This year “Little Men” won a PLATINUM Remi Award from the Worldfest Houston International Film Festival for their screenplay competition and placed Quarterfinalist in the Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition.