Sundance Ignite Fellow

Alumna Crystal Kayiza began making documentaries in high school and pursued filmmaking and social justice throughout her career at IC, majoring in Documentary Studies and Production and taking a minor in African Diaspora, Women and Gender Studies.  After working at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) as a legal assistant and advocacy and policy associate, she was granted a fellowship at the Jacob Burns Film Center and then was named a Sundance Ignite Fellow.  Filmmaker Magazine featured her as one of 25 new faces of independent film in 2018.