MAKING CREATIVE VISIONS INTO REALITY

About

b. 1986, HK.

my smile is the abundant source of my creative energy - Image for LaCrowns

my smile is the abundant source of my creative energy - Image for LaCrowns

 

partnerS/supporters:

BravoFACT
National Film Board of Canada
Inside Out Film Festival
Regent Park Film Festival
+ more

 

Kyisha Williams s a Black, queer, high femme, sex positive, artist and public health professional. Her favourite mediums are filmmaking, acting and modelling. Kyisha works with Black/ queer/trans/youth/ racialized/ criminalized/HIV+ communities. In her art she attempts to accurately portray the realities of these communities. Kyisha fuses her experience as a health promoter with her work as an artist, creating socially relevant content that discusses health and promotes healthy sexuality (including consent culture). She created her first film, Red Lips [cages for Black girls] in 2010, with the support of the Inside Out Film Festival’s Legacy Film Program. In 2016, she completed the Black Women Film! Leadership Program. She has acted in over 15 short films including one that is set to air on crave in 2020. Kyisha’s latest work, Queen of Hearts (2018) premiered at InsideOut Film Festival and is getting International attention.