6 Feb 2019
Last Saturday, February 2, the 2019 Sundance Film Festival drew to a close with Chinonye Chukwu, writer/director of Clemency, the biggest prize winner.
5 Feb 2019
A Nigerian-American filmmaker, Chinonye Chukwu, emerged the first Black woman to win the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize for her U.S. Dramatic entry, “Clemency.’’ Chukwu is a Nigerian-born, Alaskan-raised screenwriter, producer and director, whose works had received recognition, grants and awards. She joins Desiree Akhavan, Ryan Coogler, Damien Chazelle, Rebecca Miller, and many more…