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A short documentary that follows my coming of age with the American South as my backdrop.

New York, NY, USA
Zenzele Ojore is a filmmaker and interdisciplinary artist from Houston, Texas-based in New York City. Her award-winning short films have played at festivals including Sundance (Horizon Award) and SXSW. She received her undergraduate degree from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2018, and is presently a dean fellow in the graduate film program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Zenzele is currently writing the feature-length version of her short The South is My Sister’s Skin, as well as developing an upcoming short film that she intends to shoot next summer in Louisiana.

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