Danielle Therese Dougé


New York, New York, United States

Danielle Therese Dougé is a Haitian American filmmaker from Chicago, IL. Her work most often centers on an exploration of Black womanhood/feminisms, queerness, ancestral knowledge and intergenerational trauma via the genres of magical realism, thriller, and drama. Dougé’s recent work includes the experimental video DISSEMBLANCE (2018), the video essay AND THEN THERE WAS HAIR (2018), and the narrative short SHE CAME BACK (2020). Dougé’s producing work includes the short films: EVERYTHING’S FINE (Sorem-Smikle, 2019), PAIR (Goodrich, 2022), 25 FRAMES (Cerin, 2022), and TRIANGLE OF PERFECTION (Dimambro, 2022). She holds a BA in Radio/TV/Film from Northwestern University and is an MFA candidate at Columbia University's Film Program, concentrating in Screenwriting. Dougé is set to direct her next short film entitled, SUMMERTIME PIE, produced by current students Fernando González Ortiz and Angeline Dimambro in April, 2022.