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Alumna Angel Kristi's ('05) Film Project
Cinema Arts Alumna Angel Kristi Directs a New Movie
Friday, February 28th, 2014 //

Alumna, Angel Kristi Williams is a 2005 graduate in Visual Arts and she is returning to her hometown Baltimore this March to direct a film and needs your help. She has a goal of raising $8,000 in the next 8 days and has created a Seed & Spark campaign for her new film project. Please read about her project Charlotte and donate at Seed & Spark Fundraising | Charlotte Any contribution as small as $5.00 is appreciated.

Alumna Angel Kristi Williams graduated from UMBC's visual arts cinema arts program in 2005 and received her MFA graduate degree in filmmaking from Columbia College Chicago in 2012. Angel is a native of Baltimore, and she is directing a film about 2 girls growing up in the city. In 2012, she directed a critically acclaimed short film during her graduate studies, The Christmas Tree which premiered at Landmark's Harbor East Theatre in Baltimore.

Angel is returning to Baltimore to direct her unique independent film, Charlotte, about growing up and coming of age; she wrote the screenplay, and it will be filmed, with a small budget, in 3 days in Baltimore. She was interviewed on the Mark Steiner show on Baltimore's WEAA 88.9 public radio and the interview is available online; Steiner Show: Filmmaker Angel Kristi Williams

More about the film project is available in this short article on Indiewire; Shadow and Act | Fundraiser for Film 'Charlotte'

Watch her critically acclaimed short film onlineAngel Kristi Williams on Vimeo

Congratulations to Angel Kristi Williams and best of luck with her new project.